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Democrats: Gov. Haley's tax-cut proposal represents a tax increase for more than 1 million filers

COLUMBIA - Democratic legislators say Gov. Nikki Haley's plan to cut income taxes by $9 billion over the next decade is nothing but a tax increase for more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-05/democrats-gov-haleys-tax-cut-
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
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
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-
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
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