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Technology town hall meeting to focus on legislative topics

...event, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., is designed to inform participants about activities from the 2014 Georgia General Assembly and to preview initiatives from the upcoming 2015 session.Area business and government leaders, technologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-24/technology-
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...country in states that allow local governments to contract with for-profit probation companies.Since then, the Georgia General Assembly passed legislation that would have increased the powers of private probation companies and sealed their records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
Don't snub laws or civility

...level?Another example: Aggressive driving is against the law, but you would never know it by the law the Georgia General Assembly passed this year about using the left lane only for passing. It defies logic that drivers are now backed up on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/dont-snub-laws-or-civili
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...could 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...week all before the Georgia Legislature adopted Georgia as the state song and invited Charles to play it for the Georgia General Assembly.So it is really no surprise the movie Get On Up is based on a lie that James Brown's mother, Susie, abandoned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/james-browns-mother-s
Hospital provider fee unsettled

...bill that would renew a financing mechanism for the state's Medicaid program hurtled irresistibly through the Georgia General Assembly. Gov. Nathan Deal signed it into law almost as soon as it was passed.The high priority the measure received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-04/ga-hospital-provider-fee
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Poppy Lady' started tradition of red paper memorials

...Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp in her memory and a Liberty Ship during WWII carried her name. The Georgia General Assembly also designated the stretch of U.S. Highway 78 between Athens and Monroe as "The Moina Michael Highway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-04/ramblin-rhodes-poppy-
A trap for probationers

There are a few bills from the 2014 Georgia General Assembly that Gov. Nathan Deal should refuse to sign.House Bill 837 should be at the top of the list.This bill, intended to reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-22/trap-probationers
Nursing homes who owe, may lose Medicaid

...the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-26/nursing-homes-who-owe-ma
Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...should be allowed to carry weapons as an issue of public safety. Republicans control large majorities in the Georgia General Assembly, and the bill passed overwhelmingly despite objections from some religious leaders and local government officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande