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Augustans write new books

...the 186-page hardcover book's jacket.Walker, who was once the second-most powerful member of the Georgia General Assembly and one of the state's largest minority employers, was released early from federal prison last year after serving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2015-02-26/augustans-write-new-books
Haley opposes $500 million borrowing bill

...and Means Committee advanced a balanced budget proposal for 2015-16, as it must."Her goal is the national stage and I'm not sure what exactly yet, but it's apparent she wants to use the General Assembly to get there," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-25/haley-opposes-500-millio
Davis pitches 'strong mayor' plan in south Augusta

...other parts of his request, including a veto of commission actions, require legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly, according to Augusta General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie.Davis also wants authority to approve contracts, set a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/davis-pitches-strong-may
Good intention, poor execution

...is the entity currently wielding the power he seeks, and is one of only two bodies ? the other being the Georgia General Assembly ? that are capable of granting expanded mayoral authority in the city's charter.It just looks poorly thought-out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-25/good-intention-poor-e
Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...would have had no chance of passage in the Senate, or possibly even the House.A cannabis oil bill failed in the General Assembly last year. In its current form, the bill would allow cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-25/georgia-house-bill-oks-canna
Walker publishes autobiography

...according to the 186-page hardcover book's jacket.Walker, once the second-most powerful member of the Georgia General Assembly and one of the state's largest minority employers, was released early from federal prison last year after serving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/walker-publishes-autobio
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...loan the school received last spring and can't pay back."I wanted to give them that opportunity to show the General Assembly that they were serious about what had to be done," Leatherman, R-Florence, told the newspaper. "It's obvious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Lawmakers push Augusta Canal funding

...The Augusta Canal Authority was authorized by the General Assembly in 1989. Congress designated the canal a national...Sept. 30.Although a resolution by the Georgia General Assembly has no force on the federal government, it does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/lawmakers-push-augusta-c
SC touts unclaimed property

...million in unclaimed property, and State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants everyone to know about it.The South Carolina General Assembly is proclaiming Wednesday as Unclaimed Property Day.Loftis says nearly 27,000 accounts worth $16 million were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-18/sc-touts-unclaimed-prope
Georgia Senate passes bills aimed at curbing child sex trafficking

...penalties to help abused children. It passed 53-3.A constitutional amendment requires a higher bar to pass the General Assembly, namely a two-thirds majority in both chambers.The accompanying bill, approved 53-2, sets out parameters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-12/georgia-senate-passes-