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Keep standing your ground

...Carolina lawmakers think so.Members of the Legislative Black Caucus are proposing to change the state's "stand your ground...of a child.But not even everyone in the Legislative Black Caucus agrees with changing the law. House Minority Leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-11/keep-standing-your-gr
SC bill would repeal 'stand your ground'

COLUMBIA - Members of the Legis la tive Black Caucus said Thursday that South Carolina's "stand your ground" law is wrong and should be repealed.The government should not tell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-06/sc-bill-would-repeal-stand-yo
House ethics panel hear Rep. Mitchell's case

...to see if I could help him take care of his family," said Mitchell, the chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus.Money transferred to his nonprofit sponsored a construction trade class for homeless people. Campaign money also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-26/house-ethics-panel-hear-rep-mitchel
Cancel this costly program

...we could cancel this program and fund numerous programs to help unemployed veterans find new jobs.Anthony T. HawkinsWashington, D.C.(The writer is the national coordinator for the Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-22/cancel-costly-program
Prominent black leaders split on Martin verdict

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus moved Sunday to dampen calls for...Three members of the Congressional Black Caucus told The Hill that they would support...unanimous call within the Congressional Black Caucus. In fact, we haven't even discussed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-22/prominent-black-leaders-split-m
Haley criticized for replacing black Citadel board member with white campaign donor

...best interest."I think it's a major step back," said Mack, former chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus. "The days when we have all-white entities that are government-related should be over."He called Haley's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-30/haley-criticized-replacing-bl
Murphy's legislative focus was local

...legislators, Herring said."He has been an 'elder brother' influence on younger and newer members, particularly of the black caucus," Herring said.As a member of the minority Democratic party most of his career until his death Friday, Murphy had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-02/murphys-legislative-focu
What Plant Vogtle means for Georgia

...the industry-funded Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and former New Jersey governor; and the former president of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Foundation.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-09-08/what-plant-vogtl
Pay unemployment to Ga. seasonal workers, advocates say

...unemployment benefits for their summer break.The Georgia Working Families Legislative Caucus joined the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus at its annual convention in Stone Mountain to urge Butler to issue the benefit checks as the Department of Labor has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-09-17/pay-unemployment-ga-seasonal
Partisan budget bills irk Barrow

...arch-conservative Republican Study Committee budget, the arch-liberal Congressional Progressive Caucus budget, the Congressional Black Caucus budget, the Senate Democratic budget and the House Democratic budget.Barrow, a perennially endangered Blue Dog Democrat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-24/budget-votes-elude-rep-b