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University Hospital moves to protect workers as scrutiny on injury increases

Nurses and nurses' aides are among the most likely to get injured on the job, and the federal government will be getting a lot tougher on health care facilities where those injuries occur. Officials at Univer sity Hospital say they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-02/university-hospital-moves-pr
New Balance says military slow to deliver on promise to outfit recruits in US-made sneakers

...nefarious going on, despite New Balance's concerns."The military is a bureaucracy like any other agency in the federal government," he said, stressing that his association is remaining "neutral" in the fight because some of its members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/new-balance-says-military-
Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...the revised regulations merely clarify powers the federal government had all along.Olens filed the case in the Federal...Supreme Court decisions in recent years empower the federal government to protect the navigable water by regulating any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...forest. Nearly 1,500 families were displaced in the name of freedom and protection from Soviet Communism. The federal government put more than 38,000 people to work by September 1952, toiling around the clock toward the production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
A ruinous ruling

...language describing an exchange "established by the State" to mean an exchange "established by the State or the Federal Government."That is of course quite absurd, and the Court's 21 pages of explanation make it no less so," Scalia wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/ruinous-ruling
Unaccountable IRS

...rule of law ? and respect for both.That respect is fraying badly by the day ? and at the highest levels of our federal government.At the IRS alone, which unconstitutionally and unconscionably targeted conservative nonprofits for harassment prior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/unaccountable-irs
Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...Moniz said.Loan guarantees, in which the federal government promises to assume a company's debt if the company...Energy issued a statement Wednesday criticizing the federal government for approving loan guarantees without disclosing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
Mini Cooper adds 2 doors to Hardtop model

...averaged 27.4 miles per gallon in combined city/highway travel compared with the 29 mpg combined rating from the federal government.This test car's mileage range, therefore, was just 318 miles, which is disappointing for a subcompact hatchback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-06-25/mini-cooper-adds-2-doors-hard
Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

...the law, it took away the federal government's ability to force states...and Policy Insti tute. The federal government would bear 100 percent of the...too expensive and doubt the federal government could sustain its commitment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-27/ruling-revives-calls-medicai
Cost of avoiding traffic will rise

...planners are taking as they try to ease the nation's deepening traffic congestion. With little hope that the federal government will splurge on enough new construction to reverse traffic trends, the goal is to squeeze as much efficiency as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/cost-avoiding-traffic-will