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Augusta Democrat John Barrow touts his bipartisan ranking

...focused on Barrow facing his first midterm election in a district redrawn by Republicans in 2011 to exclude the Democratic legislator's Savannah base and replace it with most of GOP-leaning Columbia County. He won re-election in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-26/augusta-democr
Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...been endorsed by the Georgia Association of Educators and the AFL-CIO, announced Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent is also a legislator. The list includes Rep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-18/endorsements-g
On, Wisconsin!

...that had drained the state's finances for decades. The battle, which drew national attention when a group of Democratic legislators tried to block reform efforts by fleeing the state, became personal when opposition groups began harassing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-31/wisconsin
Minimum wage workers stand to earn $10.10 per hour

...minimum wage is set to climb to $10 in 2016.State lawmakers aren't waiting for a divided Congress to act. Democratic legislators are pushing minimum-wage increases in more than half of the states this year, although several are political...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/minimum-wage-workers-sta
SC's unemployment agency says employee downloaded personal data

...Democratic opponent, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, for recommending Lykes for a promotion. Sheheen was among five Democratic legislators to write a recommendation in fall 2011 for a promotion Lykes didn't get.Last month, 3,432 members of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-15/scs-unemployment-agency-says-employ
South Carolina launching 'healthy outcomes' initiative

...mandate. Legislators approved the "healthy outcomes" initiative as part of the 2013-14 state budget, though Democratic legislators blasted it as not doing nearly enough.Director Tony Keck views the initiative as a critical first step."There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-15/south-carolina-launching-hea
Analysis: Ga. governor adept at avoiding conflict

...give her a clear shot in case she wanted to hurl a shoe or other jibes at the Republican governor.A few other Democratic legislators filtered in the same door before an aide herded all of them around to the other side of the desk where they could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-10/analyis-ga-governor-adep
Georgia going after elder abuse

...of her home."Our people, the first thing they do is call the case manager," said Gordon, who is also a Democratic legislator from Savannah who supported the strengthened law in the Georgia House.Statewide Healthcare trains its employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-08/georgia-going-after-el
Augusta lawmaker welcomes TV show to Georgia

ATLANTA - State Sen. Hardie Davis was one of four Democratic legislators at a Capitol news conference Tuesday to welcome producers of the Lifetime Entertainment/A&E show Catering Wars and to congratulate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-16/augusta-lawmaker-welcomes-
Haley criticized for replacing black Citadel board member with white campaign donor

...with a white campaign donor. She contends that race didn't factor into her decision.Party officials and Democratic legislators accused Haley of pay-to-play politics for her appointment of South Carolina Bank and Trust executive Greg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-30/haley-criticized-replacing-bl