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Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...it admitted much disagreement on many areas of regulation.In 2006, both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice jointly concluded that ? in the words of economists Paul Joskow and Nancy Rose ? "on balance, the CON programs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/certificate-need
City's low disability standards spur fears of litigation, fines

...Augusta Commission fear the city could be hit hard with fines, federal contract penalties and court actions if the Department of Justice were to inspect Richmond County for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The commission added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-06/citys-low-disability-sta
Fast, furious, bitter

...the most lawless attorney general in U.S. history, also is petty.Among the Fast and Furious documents his Department of Justice delivered recently to the House Oversight Committee is a 2011 email in which he refers to congressional investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-16/fast-furious-bitter
Pray in troubled times

...personal property was looted.This was despicable. The disrupters were egged on by our own president, the U.S. Department of Justice and several celebrity so-called ministers. Now, not only have jobs and property been lost, but race relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-28/pray-troubled-times
Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

...EnforcementSteroid abuse has touched law enforcement for years. It's such a problem that the DEA and the U.S. Department of Justice created a seven-page booklet titled "Steroid Abuse by Law Enforcement Personnel" to help police agencies understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-01/police-and-steroids-ha
Sheriff's office turns steroid investigation over to GBI

...present members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office in the use of illegal steroids ? classified by the U.S. Department of Justice as a Schedule III drug ? that date back to 2004.When Paquette came forward with the information, the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-28/sheriffs-office-turns-
Global banks fined billions in currency probe

...stressed the dealer did not act in bad faith and was not involved in unlawful or improper behavior.The U.S. Department of Justice and other authorities are conducting their own investigations and further penalties are possible. Barclays said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/global-banks-fined-billion
Rants & Raves

...TO OBAMA AND THE federal government for grandstanding the situation in Ferguson, Mo. Eric Holder and "his" Department of Justice and the FBI have no business investigating this incident because local law enforcement and the local grand jury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-03/rants-raves
Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...since 2010, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.The center has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the state's prison system, which the center contends is unable to protect its employees or inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/report-details-extent-
Choking businesses

...played red-tape bingo with conservative groups.This time we're talking about their partisan brethren at the Department of Justice who, under the guise of fighting consumer fraud, appear to be directing federal regulators to persecute legal business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-10/choking-businesses