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Drone ban in effect April 2-13

...agencies eager to employ drones for public safety purposes, neither the Federal Aviation Administration nor the Georgia General Assembly has finalized guidelines regulating the use of drones below navigable airspace.Commissioners approved the modified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-17/drone-ban-effect-april-2-13
Augustans write new books

...to 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2015-02-26/augustans-write-new-books
Davis pitches 'strong mayor' plan in south Augusta

...heads, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/davis-pitches-strong-may
Lawmakers push Augusta Canal funding

...designation -- and the ability to receive federal funding, will expire Sept. 30.Although a resolution by the Georgia General Assembly has no force on the federal government, it does allow Georgia's senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/lawmakers-push-augusta-c
Good intention, poor execution

...commission 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-25/good-intention-poor-e
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/walker-publishes-autobio
Kindergarten cop

Is the still-new session of the Georgia General Assembly already winding down? Have lawmakers accomplished everything they need to? Are taxes, roads and the budget all taken care of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-04/kindergarten-cop
Shades of 'Selma': Georgia still fighting battles for religious liberty

...people who practice their faith in public. Most states followed suit in the years since. This session, the Georgia General Assembly will consider such a law to protect religious liberties.In recent years, Christians have been prevented from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/shades-selma-geo
Augusta leaders, lawmakers meet

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis, city leaders and lawmakers met Thursday morning to discuss upcoming issues and needs when the Georgia General Assembly reconvenes next week.Details as they become available.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/augusta-leaders-lawmakers-me
Augusta boy is first to get marijuana oil drug to treat seizures

...Gov. Nathan Deal's office and the manufacturer, GW Pharmaceuticals of London. That effort came after the Georgia General Assembly failed to pass a narrow bill that would have legalized the oil for children with uncontrollable seizures and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/augusta-boy-first-get-mariju