Rep. Joe Wilson announces bill to alter national labor board

...to a five-member board, providing greater reliability in board rulings while checking the power of the board's general counsel, Wil son said at Communigraphics off Georgia Avenue.The legislation would populate the board with three Democrats...

Biz Bits

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Who knew about it and who directed it? 'Tsunami' of legal trouble for VW in emissions scandal

...William Carter, a former federal prosecutor in Los Angeles who specialized in environmental crimes and served as general counsel of the California Environmental Protection Agency.The problems at VW come as the Justice Department faces growing...

Interviews start for Augusta recreation director

...director. City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said she would not release their names unless they consented.General Counsel Andrew Mac Kenzie said the Georgia Open Records Act requires only that the names of three finalists for an agency...

Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

...out their phones and record, but that is often met with a very bad response from police."Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel of the National Press Photographers Association, said he hears of "almost four incidents a week" in which police...

Some Dish channels go dark due to spat with their owner

...channels are available "over the air" - you can watch them with an antenna.In an email, Barry Faber, Sinclair's general counsel, declined to comment further on details of the dispute.

Push to cancel Augusta EMS contract continues

...Lockett said they wouldn't allow the discussion to be kept behind closed doors at a noon executive session, although General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the city's ongoing appeal made it a privileged information not subject to public discussion...

Officers should pay for violating rights

...are not nearly large enough to be a deterrent, for the incidents continue. Writes the AP:"Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel of the National Press Photographers Association, said he hears of 'almost four incidents a week' in which police...

Civic boosters speak out for SPLOST 7

...promote a sales tax, primarily restricting the use of public funding to encourage votes in favor, according to city general counsel Andrew MacKenzie. Appearing at a rally or explaining the impact of a sales tax is not prohibited, he said.

Delays in evidence gathering slow VA medical records trial

...witnesses and getting copies of evidence has been difficult. Any request to interview a VA employee has to go through the general counsel's office first, and to obtain documents he has been required to file Freedom of Information requests, Johnson...