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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
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
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-
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
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
Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...in the cradle.That explains the scaled-back scope of my legislative initiative (House Bill 707) in the Georgia General Assembly to prevent the federal government from commandeering the resources of state or local government to promote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-02/georgia-house-bi
Jimmy Carter recalls rival Bo Callaway

...Maddox after failing to grab a majority of votes. Under state law at the time, the Democratic-controlled Georgia General Assembly got to choose the governor in such a scenario. And Maddox was their pick.But Callaway would go on to become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-16/jimmy-carter-recalls-riv
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
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
Letter: Don't legislate courtesy

...golfer is not courteous enough to allow this particular courtesy, and not all courses enforce it. Perhaps the Georgia General Assembly can include a golf etiquette fine in the bill to make life more pleasant for faster golfers.Your editorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-25/letter-dont-legislate-co