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No quick solution to Georgia highway woes

...passed the buck to voters in a 2012 statewide referendum that failed spectacularly in most regions of the state. Business leaders don't want funding derailed again by another referendum."We're strongly of the opinion that legislators were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/no-quick-solution-georgia-
New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

...getting its message across to each lawmaker, and one of the important parts will be fostering more cooperation with business leaders to "beat the bushes" as the search continues for tenants.The authority's board of directors plans another meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-24/new-mexico-spaceport-sets-sights-ne
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to South Carolina

...Tourism officials will work to brand South Carolina as a tourist destination, while Commerce officials meet with business leaders, particularly in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries, Hitt said.India, an emerging market with more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Columbia County students show off tech projects, make connections with local businesses

...Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Showcase on Thursday, hoping to make connections with community and business leaders so their schools could expand their programs.The event was meant to foster relationships among Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/columbia-county-students-s
Lindsey Graham says his remark about helping white men was joke

...After that, he segues into calling for a strong military to fight those threats.Earlier this week, Graham told business leaders he thinks immigration reform has to be tied to changing Social Security and Medicaid because the nation needs more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-30/lindsey-graham
U.S. Army, Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe conference set for Wednesday

A group of U.S. Army personnel, technology experts and business leaders will speak next week on the issue of cyber security.The Technology Association of Georgia is hosting "U.S. Army, Cyber Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-30/us-army-cyb
Bulls' Butler hits game-winner against Hawks

...Web site that read he has contacted the NBA.The statement read: "After garnering support of local community and business leaders, this week The Webber Group contacted the NBA to respectively express our intentions to acquire the majority interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-16/bulls-butler-hits-game-winner
In US Senate race, Hutto, Ravenel debate without Graham

...A crew from the show wasn't allowed in the debate.Graham plans to attend an Oct. 27 forum in Columbia with business leaders, along with Hutto. Ravenel wasn't invited because the chamber wants to concentrate on major party candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/us-senate-race-hutto-ravenel-
Vote for a higher wage

...wages for most workers have gone nowhere, in the face of rising costs to get to work and for other living expenses. Business leaders have learned that with computers and other new tools available, most employees can do with one new worker what two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-13/vote-higher-wage
Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...acknowledge his sexual orientation.In a country where more major-league athletes have come out than top CEOs, business leaders and gay-rights advocates said Cook's disclosure was an important step toward easing anti-gay stigma in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl