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Companies receive incentives, fail to deliver jobs

...awarded grants have also either folded or have laid off workers in other parts of the state.Brian Willamson, the deputy commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs told the newspaper that accountability requirements have improved over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/companies-receive-incentives-
MOX plan should proceed

When I was deputy commissioner of environmental conservation in Alaska, we had an environmental problem of note. Seems a farmer had 13,000 chickens that had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-17/mox-plan-should-proceed
FDA to revise nutrition facts label

...basic unit of mass. Jacobson says people don't really understand what a gram is.Michael Taylor, the FDA's deputy commissioner for foods, says 20 years ago "there was a big focus on fat, and fat undifferentiated." Since then, health providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/fda-revise-nutrition-facts
NHL's Winter Classic is bigger this year

...the NHL is confident the 2014 Winter Classic will be different."Those are two distinguishing factors," NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said. "It'll be special."The league said 105,500 tickets have been sold for the game today between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-12-31/nhls-winter-classic-bigger
Super Bowl organizers say they're armed with trucks, salt, snow melters to combat bad weather

...the road and help plows clear the pavement.At the press conference, New Jersey Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mrozek said the state can deploy more than 820 vehicles and about 60,000 tons of salt within a 30-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-18/super-bowl-organizers-say-the
No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

...substitutes."We want to do it in a way that doesn't unduly disrupt markets," said Michael Tay lor, FDA's deputy commissioner for foods. Still, he says, the food "industry has demonstrated that it is, by and large, feasible to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/no-more-trans-fat-fda-bann
Overtime

...first Atlantic Division title since 1994.? The NBA All-Star Game in 2016 will be played in Toronto.NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement Monday, marking the first time the city will hold the league's annual showcase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-30/overtime
Georgia DOT poised to make state 'Global Gateway of Choice'

...Together, we will set a good example for our children and grandchildren of people who make things happen. (The writers are, respectively, the Georgia Department of Transportation's planning director and its deputy commissioner.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-05-25/georgia-dot-pois
Augusta Commission members love to travel at taxpayers' expense

...thinking, while the sheriff's office and city are selling downtown property owners on a new tax to pay for more deputies, commissioners who love to travel should push for an IBEM (I've Been Everywhere Man) tax. WASTED TAX DOLLARS BY ANY OTHER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-07-20/augusta-commiss
New voluntary evaluation system for child care improves Augusta centers

...makes, and this helps," she said.Though Quality Rated launched as a voluntary program, Ray Higgins, the deputy commissioner for finance and administration for Georgia's Bright from the Start Department of Early Care and Learning, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-09/new-voluntary-evaluation-syst