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...authority on the issues that you easily could mistake him for an incumbent.Jones would be an ideal fit for the General Assembly, as a consensus-builder. Part of his philosophy mirrors a quote often attributed to Harry Truman: "It is amazing...

SC honors artist Jim Harrison

...Harrison is being honored for his work. State Rep. Bakari Sellers is presenting on Friday a resolution passed by the General Assembly that will name a crossroads in Harrison's honor in his hometown of Denmark. The state Department of Transportation...

Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark urges business leaders to look within state borders

...stop on the tour. Clark discussed key business legislation that the chamber worked to pass in the state's 2014 General Assembly session and other initiatives his team would embark on the rest of the year.Clark cited new legislation as examples...

Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...be forced to delay construction projects, he said.A new transportation funding committee created by the Georgia General Assembly will meet this fall to discuss how the state can be less dependent on federal funding, Dale said."The federal...

Shopgirl: Codeacademy will teach you basic skills and knowledge about coding

...learning space that teaches the major computer languages such as HTML/CSS, Java, Python and Ruby.Dash (created by General Assembly) teaches you the basic languages and follows through by giving you projects to work on like designing a blog theme...

Immigration case costs South Carolina $98,000

...000 in attorneys' fees to groups including the American Civil Liberties Union.Those entities sued after the General Assembly approved the sweeping legislation, which was modeled after similar measures in Arizona and among the stiffest in...

South Carolina bill lets school board offer penny tax

COLUMBIA - With less than two hours left in the two-year legislative session, a bill cleared the S.C. General Assembly, allowing voters to approve a penny sales tax to pay for school construction.

Nursing homes who owe, may lose Medicaid

...hospital provider fee was highlighted last year when a bill to renew the assessment was pushed through the Georgia General Assembly ahead of all other legislation. Gov. Nathan Deal signed it into law almost as soon as it was passed. The hospital...

School funding not political, Deal says

...students and HOPE Grants for technical colleges as a way to stem projected losses. It won bipartisan support in the General Assembly, but he reversed course on the grants the next year after enrollment dropped by more than 24,000.

South Carolina Senate postpones vote on ethics compromise

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Time ran out in the final day of regular session at South Carolina's General Assembly before the Senate could vote to update the state's 1991 Ethics Act.Earlier on Thursday, the House voted 101-12 to approve...