Sims stepping down at end of term

...includes advancing transportation, school choice and the needs of Georgia Regents University during a decade in the Georgia House.Sims, who succeeded Sue Burmeister in the House in January 2007 after serving two years on the Augusta Commission...

Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

Since her election to the Georgia House in 2010, Gloria Frazier has heard a recurring question about the Confederate monument on Broad Street.From locals to out-of-town...

City Ink: Current, former Augusta mayors sound off on consolidation results

...agree there are some things we could do differently." IT'S OFFICIAL: Young has confirmed that he'll run for the Georgia House District 123 seat held by Rep. Bar bara Sims, R-Augusta.Recently, Sims said that it's premature for her to announce whether...

James Elliott

...president). He was the assistant U.S. Attorney of the Middle District of Georgia and served a term as a member in the Georgia House of Representatives, Post 107. He argued several cases to the United States Supreme Court, where he litigated and...

Tax to address aging roads goes into effect in July

...of all the potholes, but they were "too numerous to count.""You're dodging," said Sims, a member of the Georgia House Transportation Committee since 2006.That's why Sims said this week she could no longer dodge a nearly $1 billion...

Session yielded both victories and challenges

...God every day for the wisdom to represent you well. (The writer, an Evans attorney, represents District 121 ? comprised of portions of Columbia and McDuffie counties ? in the Georgia House of Representatives. He lives in Harlem.)

Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

Georgia lawmakers gave final approval to bills to legalize fireworks sales and mandate insurance coverage for children with autism on the final day of the 2015 legislative session.

Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal's plan allowing a state takeover of schools dubbed "chronically failing" won Georgia House approval Wednesday, setting up a statewide vote in 2016 and accomplishing the Republican's top priority kicking...

Autism bill looks stalled in Ga. House

ATLANTA -- The fight over autism treatment coverage continued, pitting organizations concerned about costs against advocates for the most effective services for children.

House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" appears headed for a vote in the Georgia House after securing a key committee's approval Monday.Under Deal's plan, an appointed superintendent accountable...