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The cloud over Hillary

...trivial or old news, this is an important test case of the integrity of the American system of government. Will our government officials be held to any standard of conduct at all? Will they be prosecuted like ordinary people? Will they be required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-24/cloud-over-hillary
9 killed in Oregon college shooting

...180 miles south of Portland.The killer was identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer, according to a government official who was not authorized to speak publicly and provided the name on condition of anonymity. Authorities shed no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-01/9-killed-oregon-college-shoo
Blueprint designed to improve child welfare

...and while we're here, we'll be visiting stakeholders from all over the region. WE WANT TO HEAR from local government officials, foster parents, members of the faith community and our frontline staff about how, together, we can build better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-24/blueprint-design
Russia faces Olympic ban in track and field after scathing report of doping

...are now mired in scandals that could destroy their reputations.The WADA investigation's findings that Russian government officials must have known about doping and cover-ups, with even its intelligence service, the FSB, allegedly involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-11-09/russia-faces-olympic-ban
City Ink: Mayor's trip seems out of character

...yourself another tax. Of course, there's a fine line between educating the public and politicking. If any government officials have told you to vote for it, they've crossed the line and violated the law, so we could be waiving them goodbye...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-10-25/city-ink-mayors
The meter is running

...accounts for less than 1 percent of the county's total fuel spending. But commissioners, more than any other government official, set the tone for the entire government enterprise and bear an obligation to be good stewards of taxpayer resources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-22/meter-running
States extend tax breaks to data centers

...brains of the Internet. An Associated Press analysis of state revenue and economic-development records shows that government officials extended nearly $1.5 billion in tax incentives to hundreds of data-center projects nationwide during the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-03/states-extend-tax-breaks-d
Augusta government e-mail domains turn up in hacked cheating web site data

...extramarital affair dating site AshleyMadison.com, a hacking group's data dump appeared not to expose any government officials' infidelities.A group known as the Impact Team released a 10-gigabyte trove of data Tuesday that included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-19/augusta-government-e-mai
Augusta mayor sees benefits as communities vie for jobs

ATLANTA - Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis told a group of journalists and government officials from across the state Wednesday that he considers his city in competition with surrounding communities for jobs."When we look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-09/augusta-mayor-sees-benefits-c
Minority, women businesses cry foul on Georgia Department of Transportation spending

...bids for much of the past decade, losing many projects to subcontractors who have established relationships with government officials. She also requested that more compliance checks be conducted as many women and minority businesses are shortchanged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-19/minority-women-businesses-cry