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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
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
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
Elect Blocker-Adams mayor

...every level that the mayor's office requires. State Sen. Hardie Davis is giving up a voting position in the Georgia General Assembly to run for mayor. It seems to me that he is primarily seeking a local position of status, and he will perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-21/elect-blocker-adams-mayo
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-
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
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
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