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Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...speaker braced the local representatives for bad news."Now, we're going to have disagreements," said Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge. "I tell people we're going to have to roll up our sleeves and recognize that there is a greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
Lawmaker to introduce bill legalizing cannabis oil

...commission to make recommendations by year's end about an in-state program to make and sell the product.House Speaker David Ralston has said he supports the proposal. An attempt to pass a similar bill last year failed when some lawmakers attached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/lawmaker-introduce-bill-
House Speaker David Ralston denies violating State Bar of Georgia's rules

ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston has asked that a complaint filed against him by the State Bar of Georgia be dismissed, denying he violated rules related to his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/house-speaker-david-ralston-d
Don't request more - spend less

...dig deeper into your pockets like their freewheeling counterparts in the nation's capital.Georgia House Speaker David Ralston has indicated a tax hike is on the table to raise the $1.5 billion that a new state study says is needed each year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-14/dont-request-more-spe
Will Ga. hospital group go to bat for Medicaid?

...point of blocking such a move, saying it would cost the state too much money.Just last week, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston slammed the door on the idea once again. "I haven't heard any widespread regret in Georgia on our decision not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-12/will-ga-hospital-group-b
Georgia legislator, governor undecided on how to fund road work

...Assembly. Hopefully, I'll give them some general direction as I talk about it tomorrow."Deal followed House Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in addressing the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs and Issues breakfast in which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/georgia-legislator-gover
Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...Atlanta on Thursday as part of a package of new taxes needed to fund transportation infrastructure, House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, wouldn't commit to protecting those regions.A final transportation issue was presented by Thom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/commission-seeks-delegat
Ga. may get tax hike for roads

...ATLANTA -- As the legislature seeks $1.5 billion to maintain roads, bridges and public bus systems, House Speaker David Ralston hinted some of it could come from taxpayers' wallets.But he wouldn't say whether he favored exempting residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/ga-may-get-tax-hike-road
University System of Georgia uses loophole to lobby lawmakers

...not sure being employed by the state should be an excuse to not have to register."In a statement, House Speaker David Ralston ? who led the effort for updated ethics regulations ? said Georgia's ethics reform is working as it should and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/university-system-georgia-use
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston says future of transportation depends on the people's vote

...should decide if they want to vote for a July 31 tax referendum to fund transportation projects, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday in Augusta."I stand on letting the people make that decision. I think what's important is that we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-10/georgia-house-speaker-da