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Poll shows strong GOP support for body cameras

...issue of next year," said pollster Matt Towery, chairman of InsiderAdvantage. "It's funding that will be the issue."Democrats sponsored a bill in the legislature requiring all officers to wear body cameras, but the bill went nowhere, largely because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-28/poll-shows-strong-gop-suppor
S.C. Senate takes up road funding bill at last

...implemented in five years. That's about half of the tax cut Haley wanted.But some Republicans oppose any gas tax hike. Democrats, meanwhile, oppose tying the road bill to an income tax cut.Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-West Columbia, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/sc-senate-takes-road-funding-bill-l
EPA water rule finds critics

...Instead, the administration chose to ignore their input and the public's."It's not just Republicans who are upset. Democrat Reps. Sanford Bishop and David Scott also voted for the House bill repealing the rule."I believe that regulations should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-28/epa-water-rule-finds-cri
Rants & Raves

...that stadium. We don't want to destroy that environment. Go build that stadium in Augusta. PRESIDENT OBAMA and all the Democrats in Congress should be removed because President Obama is a socialist who is destroying America. RANT FOR THE POOR coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/rants-raves
Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...industries to Georgia, creating thousands of new jobs.Unlike most Southern governors of the 1960s, Sanders was a "national" Democrat who worked cooperatively with the administrations of presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Unlike most Georgia governors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/augusta-born-gov
Where are the questions?

...so trying to get Republican candidates to admit (since the Democrat candidate won't speak) that going into Iraq some 12 years...means to strategy that threatens to prolong this war."Even Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff says administration claims that the war is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-19/where-are-questions
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

...resigned his role with a prominent conservative Christian group amid reports about the allegations.The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, which obtained the offense report before its destruction, reports Duggar was accused of fondling five girls in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/tlc-pulls-duggar-family-seri
A height of hypocrisy

...President George W. Bush) was the deciding vote in favor of Obamacare.Yet it's a rarity when a justice appointed by a Democrat president strays from the liberal fold.According to her own pronouncements, under President Hillary Clinton we would get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-23/height-hypocrisy
Clean up the urban squalor

If President Obama and the die-hard Democrats wanted to do something for African-Americans to level the playing field, they could start by putting pride and respect back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-10/clean-urban-squalor
Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

...was busy trying to craft a budget deal. There were also no Democrats, who later seemed lukewarm to the plan.The revenue side...drastically, especially if there is an economic downturn.Senate Democrats joined him in that idea."You may have addressed one problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/senate-republicans-offer