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Georgia sculptor selected for Martin Luther King Jr. statue to stand on grounds of Georgia Capitol

...important step forward in this process," Deal said.Smyre sponsored legislation during the 2014 session of the Georgia General Assembly to authorize the placement of the statue honoring King on the grounds of the Capitol."It is now time for us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-29/georgia-sculptor-selected-martin-lu
Poison center fields synthetic pot calls

...student from Fayette County who died shortly after experimenting with synthetic pot.Chase's law, passed by the Georgia General Assembly in 2012, was intended to ban all forms of synthetic marijuana. The law lists ingredients used to make synthetic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/poison-center-fields-synthet
Bill hurts state's hotels

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia General Assembly recently passed and signed into law House Bill 170.This law now adds $5 per night to every hotel room in the state that is consumed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-02/bill-hurts-states-hotels
Augusta has a new mayor this Masters Week

...side of the green, and I was like 'Wow, I wish I could do that.'"Augusta's mayor, who served in the Georgia General Assembly as a state representative and senator from 2007 to 2014, played basketball for Hephzibah High School before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-08/augusta-has-new-mayor-ma
Too sudden an end

...Not only did he leave behind a multitude of friends, he left behind a productive, memorable career in the Georgia General Assembly. He served four years as a representative and eight years as a senator before leaving office in 2004. His effectiveness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-08/too-sudden-end
Session yielded both victories and challenges

The 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly came to an end in Atlanta in early April.Again our state, unlike the federal government in Washington, D.C., passed a balanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-02/session-yielded-
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
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