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Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...little, while 33 percent of Republicans said they don't pay enough.According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the poorest 20 percent of households paid less than 1 percent of all federal taxes in 2011, the latest year for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/poll-most-americans-say-th
Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

...hydromorphone; 525 percent for fentanyl (of Michael Jackson infamy); and 866 percent for oxycodone. The White House Budget Office has estimated that drug abuse costs the government $300 billion a year!Unfortunately, the practicing physician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/year-year-law-ca
Congressional budget office: Minimum wage hike raises income for over 16.5M but cost 500K jobs

...proposal, the Con gressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum...not destroying ? jobs." The budget office said its estimate of employment...insurance.As a result, the budget office said federal budget deficits would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-18/minimum-wage-increase-rais
A vote for Nunn is an implied endorsement of Reid and Obama

...The Affordable Care Act was passed with not one Democrat opposing the legislation, even though the Congressional Budget Office offered serious doubt as to whether it was fiscally sustainable, and the CBO clearly stated it would affect the premiums...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-02/vote-nunn-implied-endors
Lottery-funded scholarships need review, South Carolina audit says

...to hire an auditor to renew the practice, according to its 2015-16 request recently submitted to the governor's budget office.The State Board for Technical and Compre hensive Education distributes lottery-funded tuition assistance to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-29/lottery-funded-scholarshi
It was all just an 'Act'

...gobbledygook, to a public regarded as "stupid.""This bill was written in a tortured way to make sure (the Congressional Budget Office) did not score the mandate as taxes," Gruber oddly admitted in a panel discussion last year, video of which has only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-12/it-was-all-just-act
Marijuana oil trials about to start at GRU

...through and Diamond could not say exactly where it stood, although the university has been in touch with Deal's budget office."How they handle their funding I just don't know," he said, although he is confident the money will come through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/marijuana-oil-trials-about-s
Majority of Georgia voters back raising minimum wage, exit poll shows

...find strong evidence of job losses when researching the impact of minimum-wage hikes in the past. The Congressional Budget Office analyzed the potential effects of a $10.10 minimum wage and predicted it could result in a loss of 500,000 jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-08/majority-georgia-voters-ba
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's budget proposal includes teacher recruitment program

...2008-09. Fully funding it at $2,801 would take $548 million more than Haley's proposing, according to the state budget office.Haley's budget does not include her plan to fund road and bridge work. The Department of Transportation says it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-12/south-carolina-gov-nikki-
Georgian to head House budget panel

...revenues. Price did not say whether he favors retaining Doug Elmendorf as director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Elmendorf was appointed by Democrats and his term expires in January.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-12/georgian-head-house-budg