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Lawmakers claims construction tax fraud

SAVANNAH, Ga. ? A Democratic legislator says construction and movie-production companies are tax frauds and insists that the Department of Labor needs more inspectors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/lawmakers-claims-construct
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
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-
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
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
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
S.C. high court to hear school funding case

...adequate educational opportunities," reads a June filing from the districts' three attorneys.Since 2006, Democratic legislators have introduced measures that would ask voters to amend the state constitution to require that all children receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-15/sc-supreme-court-hear-rural-s
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