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SC lawmakers take aim at Muslim law

...Peter McCoy, R-Charleston, the subcommittee chairman."This adds the belt and the suspenders."The U.S. Department of State says it has received many inquiries from American citizens hoping to adopt orphans from countries with Shari'a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-10/sc-lawmakers-take-aim-mu
Where are their loyalties?

...fall:Deputy Assistant Secretary Raymond Maxwell reported that he once stumbled into a weekend operation at the Department of State where, he said, Clinton disciples were removing Benghazi-related e-mails that might put "anybody" in Clinton's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-20/where-are-their-loyal
Officials reviewing safe care after second Ebola case

...health is looking for a place to care for and monitor the dog, said Dr. David Lakey, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services. During a 2001-2002 Ebola outbreak in Gabon, many dogs in the affected area were found to have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-13/officials-reviewing-safe-car
Now 50 people in Dallas monitored for Ebola virus

...and the hospital, and most of them are "at low risk," said Dr. David Lakey, the commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services."There are about 10 individuals who are at higher risk," he said. "We continue to watch those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/now-50-people-dallas-monitor
Alvin Bradshaw

...the United States Army and Civil Service for 43 years. For 25 of those years, he served with the United States Department of State. Family members include son: Richard Bradshaw (Brenda) of Graniteville, SC; daughters: Carolyn Axt (David...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173545825
Transportation tax needed, supporters say

...be held accountable for its inability to complete projects."DOT is probably the most inefficient and wasteful department of state government," Brush said. "Do we have to have another tax for them to do what they were supposed to do in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-20/transportation
Streamline export licensing

...in the United States, export control regulations for nuclear components and equipment are divided among the departments of State, Energy and Commerce in addition to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, whereas other countries use a single agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-04/streamline-export-licens
Abuses plague summer work program in U.S.

...solicit J-1 workers, even though government regulations ban students from taking jobs "that might bring the Department of State into notoriety or disrepute.""If you wish to dance in USA as a J-1 exchange visitor, contact us," ZM Studios...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-05/abuses-plague-summer-work-
Business
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

...firm last year was a $80.9 million agreement between ACC Construction-McKnight Joint Venture and the U.S. Department of State. The firm, founded by Mason McKnight, leads his son Locke McKnight's GCS Construction, which landed $37...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
Ga. language school linked to prostitution

...unclear if they have attorneys and a call to the school was not answered.Officials have consulted with the U.S. Department of State-Consular Affairs Section to assist the school's remaining students. They'll have the option of transferring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-12/ga-language-school-linked-pr