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South Carolina Supreme Court refuses Republicans' request to reconsider its order on school funding lawsuit

...Speaker Jay Lucas announced a 17-member committee was being created to study the issue. It includes House members, business leaders, school district representatives and state Superintendent Molly Spearman. The final five members ? chosen by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/south-carolina-supreme
South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...issue.On Tuesday, House Speaker Jay Lucas announced creating a 17-member committee that includes House members, business leaders, school district representatives and state Superintendent Molly Spearman. The group's reform suggestions aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
Economists predict good year for Georgia, Augusta

...will drop to 6.2 percent by this time next year, he said.The Georgia Economic Outlook event drew hundreds of business leaders to the Augusta Convention Center on Thursday.Ayers said the state is benefiting from a manufacturing renaissance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-15/economists-predict-good-ye
Credit Obama for recovery

...George W. Bush occurred not because of a housing bubble or the deregulation of the financial sector, but because business leaders had an inkling that a Democrat might soon enter the White House.Let's try to understand this: President Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-13/credit-obama-recovery
Census: Augusta young adults struggling to find jobs

...That could mean a rapidly shrinking pool of future business leaders in the Augusta area, experts say about data that...formed in 2007 to give a "unified voice" to future business leaders, says local jobs are scarcer than in recent decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-21/census-augusta-young-adults-s
You Remembered: Fort Gordon

...soldiers encountered any problems and did not hesitate to pick up the phone and chew out the local political and business leaders if he received any complaints about how his soldiers were treated when they went downtown.There was some minor friction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/you-remembered-fort-gordon
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
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