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Wanted: a servant leader

...squanders resources and foments public distrust.Open meetings and open records laws exist for a reason. As the Georgia Municipal Association says in the 10th edition of Government in the Sunshine, they are "a reminder that government is created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-17/wanted-servant-leader
Worth every penny

...purely charitable purposes."The SPLOST allocations to cultural agencies are "purely charitable."The Georgia Municipal Association seems to agree. An August 2012 Legal Report from the GMA spells out precisely the types of projects you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-13/worth-every-penny
Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...moves Georgia out of the mainstream."The Georgia Municipal Association also was among those raising concerns, sending...Beth English. English, president of the Georgia Municipal Association, said she supports gun rights and has a carry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande
Kirby: Residents fill in the gaps of Augusta's old neighborhoods

...include: Foxes Bottom, Goat Hollow, Gold Dust and Thank God Alley.We should have company, too.The Georgia Municipal Association said it will monitor our future explorations ? both in video and print ? of Augusta's old neighborhoods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/kirby-residents-fill-gaps-aug
Augusta commissioners travel often at taxpayer expense

...double-dipping.". The group attends both state and national events for cities, including events held by Georgia Municipal Association and National League of Cities, and events for counties, including those held by the Association County Commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-30/augusta-commissioners-tr
Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls trumpet differences

...the matters that tie Congress in knots.But six of the GOP hopefuls used a Monday forum sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association to insist that their differences matter, even if it's not obvious when they talk about President Obama's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-27/ga-gop-senate-hopefuls-trumpet-diff
Augusta gets recognition from National Association of Counties

...Besides NACO, Augusta pays for membership in the National League of Cities and two state organizations, Georgia Municipal Association for cities and Association County Commissioners of Georgia, for counties. Members of the commission have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-11/augusta-gets-recognition
North Georgia looks at other state water sources

...said.That might create a dicey arrangement, warned Tom Gehl, the government-relations director for the Georgia Municipal Association, a trade group for city officials."If I'm a local government, I'd be very careful about how it might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-21/north-georgia-looks-othe
Georgia state Sen. Don Balfour indicted

...attending a meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures in Texas during that period. On Aug. 9, Georgia Municipal Association lobbyist Tom Gehl reported that he bought Balfour's lunch at a San Antonio restaurant. The next day, another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-27/ga-state-senator-indic
Grand jury indicts Georgia state Sen. Balfour

...attending a meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures in Texas during that period. On Aug. 9, Georgia Municipal Association lobbyist Tom Gehl reported that he bought Balfour's lunch at a San Antonio restaurant. The next day, another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-27/grand-jury-indicts-georgia-st