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Transportation funding top legislative issue in Georgia

...majority in both chambers, but Democrats expect to be needed if some Republicans balk at any new funding. State Rep. Calvin Smyre, a Democrat on the study committee, said lawmakers have to look at all modes of travel, including mass transit and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-13/transportation-funding-t
Martin Luther King Jr. statue might be coming to Georgia Capitol

...statues on the grounds had either served as elected governors, senators or both.The sponsor of House Bill 1080, Rep. Calvin Smyre, D-Columbus, said while King was never elected, he is the only Georgian to have a national holiday and one of two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/martin-luther-king-jr-st
Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day

...placed on the grounds of the Capitol or another prominent location.House Bill 1080 has several sponsors including Rep. Calvin Smyre, R-Columbus, House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta and House Majority Leader Larry O'Neal, R-Bonaire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/several-issues-lawmakers-cros
Jack Connell remembered for helping community, others

...for Augusta in the bargain."It's clear to see what Jack did for Augusta and the state," he said.State Rep. Calvin Smyre, of Columbus, said he canceled a Saturday appearance in Macon for the honor of attending Connell's farewell. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-09/jack-connell-remembered-
House Democrats elect 1st woman leader

...caucus contest with Rep. Virgil Fludd of Tyrone.Rep. Doug McKillip of Athens was elected caucus chairman, when Rep. Calvin Smyre of Columbus -- now the longest serving Democrat along with Rep. Henry Lucas of Macon -- stepped aside after being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-11-10/house-democrats-elect-fi
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Across Georgia

...flag Thursday in the first planned hearing on a referendum to change the official banner. A top House Democrat, Rep. Calvin Smyre of Columbus, said a public hearing will be held Thursday afternoon near the Capitol. It will be the first time Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/19/met_473762.shtml
Metro
Ralston is new speaker

...Monday's House elections made history on two counts. Democrats put up the name of their caucus chairman, Rep. Calvin Smyre of Columbus, the first time a black had been nominated for the post in modern history. And Rep. Jan Jones, R-Alpharetta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/12/met_562811.shtml
Metro
Rally charges up Georgia Democrats

...convention home Thursday as if they were a wave of troops ready to go into battle for Al Gore. "Fired up?" state Rep. Calvin Smyre exhorted the delegates four times near the end of their last and most raucous meeting of the week, pausing each time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/18/met_295874.shtml
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Smyre resigning as Democrat chief in Georgia

...month in a move that will allow the party to elect a new leader for the elections this summer and fall. State Rep. Calvin Smyre of Columbus said the move will allow him to focus his full attention on holding a Democratic majority in the state House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/09/met_400383.shtml
Metro
Rural officials target recruiting

...granted to companies that build plants in the state. "I'm really astounded there is no coordination," said Rep. Calvin Smyre, D-Columbus. "We have no plan of action." An analysis by the Department of Audits presented to the joint House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/13/bus_267732.shtml
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