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U.S. Congressman Rick Allen issues response to State of the Union addr

...Americans while getting Washington out of the way. I hope the President will leave his ineffective policies of the last six years in the past and pursue areas where he can work with us on new, better solutions to move our country forward."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-20/congressman-rick-allen-i
Former SC governor James B. Edwards dies at 87

...President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, a senator since 1981, described Edwards as a "Palmetto gentleman who sought only the best solutions for his community, state, and nation." U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, a former Charleston County Council chairman, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/former-sc-governor-james
Lawmakers urged to raise starting teacher pay in SC

...they worked as teachers. "I know that many parents do that today," Couch said. "For me, there ought to be a better solution than that."That teachers trail behind other professionals with comparable education levels leads some to seek additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/lawmakers-urged-raise-st
Taxing the Internet

...which they aren't ? is the solution to freeze them in place under 1930s-era phone company rules?No. The better solution is encouraging more broadband competition and innovation, which increased FCC regulation absolutely would not do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-23/taxing-internet
Ten Red Flags of Financial Infidelity and What to Do About It

...about it, which is highly problematic because you're a big part of the solution for paying for those items. The best solution to this is to give each person a reasonable amount each month for complete "free spending" within the budget, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-11-17/ten-red-f
Ten Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Purchase

...wanted that item in the first place.7. Have I looked for lower-cost alternative solutions? Sometimes, there's a good solution for your problem that's looking you right in the eye, but you somehow managed to overlook that great idea again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-11-07/ten-quest
Downtown merchants unsure about parking meter plan

...they question whether a Downtown Development Authority plan for parking meters along the Broad Street corridor is the best solution.Similar to a parking management plan proposed by the authority in late 2009 that fizzled, the current proposal includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-15/downtown-me
School board discusses projects at retreat

...architect in total with the money we currently have and get this ready to bid when SPLOST V comes. We feel it's a better solution."According to the early concept plans Baker showed to the board, the new school will have a prominent administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-12/school-board-discusess-pr
Consider the Fair Tax

...agency but to dismantle it brick by brick and replace it with a Fair Tax."There is so much corruption with this agency, and it has been going on for so long, that the best thing to do is abolish it. The Fair Tax is a good solution.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-13/consider-fair-tax
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

...and it puts pressure on the agencies to award better ratings in order to secure repeat business.Critics say a better solution would be to create a government board that randomly assigns agencies to rate companies. Congress debated that idea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/sec-adopts-rules-loan-back