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Congress lets vets down

...Service: "The duties carried out by a Member of Congress are understood to include representation, legislation and constituent service and education, as well as political and electoral activities. ... With no written requirements, each member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-12/congress-lets-vets-down
Butler Derrick, former SC congressman, dies

...transition to the U.S. House of Representatives. Closer to home, he was known for a very caring and effective constituent service operation which put the needs of his constituents first."Derrick represented the 3rd District from 1974 to 1994...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/butler-derrick-former-sc-cong
Send John Stone to Washington

...including the late Charlie Norwood, from whom John learned the importance of straight talk and delivering strong constituent service.John Stone has a spine, and is not afraid to tell us he will vote for new Republican House leadership.John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-18/send-john-stone-washingt
Commissioners fill up often on taxpayer's dime

...burning the most fuel in 11 months ? 641.9 gallons at a total cost of $2,173 ? as the cost of providing good constituent service. Other commissioners using city gas cards are Grady Smith, Corey Johnson and Bill Fennoy."I don't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-18/commissioners-fill-often
Kirby: Connecting with family, friends over holiday changes with technology

...cheaper, phone calls took over.But not for long.Telemarketing abuse and political propaganda disguised as constituent service pushed many to ignore their phones. Voicemail and Caller ID allowed us to filter out the phonies, checking back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-26/connecting-family-friends-ove
Kirby: It's time to give up something for Lent

...heavenly influence to assure a clear day.If so, it made it better for all of us ? one last example of exceptional constituent service. DAILY OBSERVATION: My wife and I had words, but I didn't get to use mine. TODAY'S JOKE: Here's one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bizarre/2013-02-11/kirby-its-time-give-somethi
Deal walked delicate political line on failed firearms legislation

...amendment, and now they're wanting to know the Governor's stance," Benjamin Smith, Deal's director of constituent services, wrote in an email to a policy staffer. "Apparently folks are stating that their legislators told them the Governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-04/deal-walked-delicate-politica
TV show to feature story of Evans High grad Renee Roundeau's slaying

...Gordon Rondeau said. "Say what you will about Newt Gingrich, but he took care of people and was attentive to constituent services like nobody else."Rondeau said Gingrich "jumped in with both feet," personally calling Chicago Mayor Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-12-27/tv-show-feature-story-
Early vote makes candidates' calls moot, but they keep coming

...highest responsibility.So leave me alone, I say, until after you get sworn in; then I'll expect a flurry of constituent service, most of it directed at better policing of the Do Not Call List.Yes, like most of you I was neither happy nor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-28/early-vote-makes-candidates-c
Lawmakers spend less amid cuts

...a senator or representative to cut through bureaucratic red tape while other districts demand less in terms of constituent services.Lawmakers who are retired usually do the work themselves, such as Rep. Barbara Sims, R-Augusta.Since that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-03-13/lawmakers-spend-less-ami
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