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Georgia may lower state income tax

...from an independent commission of economists and business executives.Christine Ries, chairwoman of the economics department...institutes a new tax on satellite programing.Stephen Loftin, executive director of the Georgia Cable Association, says it's merely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/ga-republicans-take-anot
Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

...net worth as Spiegel. Other tech billionaire newcomers were two co-founders of taxi-ordering app Uber and one of its executives. Three co-founders of Airbnb, the vacation-home rental website, also made the list.Basketball legend Michael Jordan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/bill-gates-repeats-top-for
Bill Gates tops 'richest' list

...net worth as Spiegel. Other tech billionaire newcomers were two co-founders of taxi-ordering app Uber and one of its executives. Three co-founders of Airbnb, the vacation-home rental website, also made the list. Basketball legend Michael Jordan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/bill-gates-tops-richest-list
Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...ATLANTA - Many of Gov. Nathan Deal's top aides and senior executive branch officials got raises for 2015 that will far exceed what...judges already earn as much as $185,000.Raises in the executive branch require no such legislative approval.Riley said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/many-deals-top-aides-executiv
Target is locked

...propagandist's perspective, the fear is understandable. Walker's a young, unflappable fiscal conservative with solid executive experience as a governor. As a bonus, he possesses the Midwestern sensibilities of his political role model, Ronald Reagan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-01/target-locked
Rants & Raves

...on infrastructure. He stated that the U.S. shouldn't be 29th in the world in anything. We wouldn't be 29th if the Executive Branch of our government wasn't 150th in the world. The oppressive regime in the White House is only slightly above North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-02/rants-raves
Biz Bits

ANNA WILDSAward/honor: Received the Certified Franchise Executive credential from the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. ROSE EVANSAward/honor: Named CSRA Home Connections agent of the month for January from Century 21 Larry Miller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/biz-bits
IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...Thomas Bach when at least two women pushed their way into the lobby of the hotel where Bach was chairing a meeting of his executive board on another floor.One of the activists, who grabbed a five-ring Olympic flag and tried to wave it, shouted and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
People should check government's power by better preserving liberty

...institutional safeguard meant to preserve liberty.Second, and controversially, many people have denounced President Obama's executive action on immigration as presidential overreach. In other words, he went too far in his order to give undocumented residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-01/people-should-ch
Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...the 42 million used cars in the U.S. last year, according to the Strategic Vision research firm.Last year, a Honda executive floated the idea of requiring recall repairs before license plates can be renewed. That's similar to the practice in Germany...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix