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No deal on Greek proposal as its bailout is about to expire; country set to default on IMF loans

...of GDP. The Greek side has long called for debt relief, saying its mountainous debt is unsustainable.A Greek government official said Tsipras had spoken earlier in the day with Juncker, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and European...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/no-deal-greek-proposal-its
Former AIG CEO sees partial victory in a lawsuit relating to the U.S.

...needed to avert a shock to the financial system. At the same time, Bernanke insisted he didn't agree with other government officials that AIG's dire financial state largely resulted from excessive risk-taking by management - a view that led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/judges-ruling-aig-bailout-
No deals reached for Greece in bailout as it nears default date

...anything. That's not the case," he said.At the same time, Greece also stuck to a hard line on Sunday, with a government official saying that the country will never accept cuts in pensions and wages or extra taxes on necessities such as electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-14/no-deals-reached-greece-ba
Across Georgia

...of purchasing cardsDECATUR, GA. - DeKalb County's CEO says he is halting taxpayer-funded charge cards for government officials.Interim CEO Lee May said outside investigators handling a review of local corruption recommended the change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/across-georgia
After big slide in Athens stock market, Greece prepares to present creditors fresh proposals

...leading European shares end down 1 percent.A Greek government official indicated a deal with creditors may be nearer than...counter-proposals to bridge the remaining differences," a government official said.The official, who was not authorized to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-12/after-big-slide-athens-sto
'The Augusta Chronicle' named state's best newspaper by press association

...work on three separate stories ? each requiring the determination of reporters to overcome roadblocks erected by government officials to close off information."Other first-place winners were:? Wes Brown, hard news writing? Jason Harmon, headline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-05/augusta-chronicle-named-state
Greece will combine 4 IMF payments

...eurozone. The talks will resume "within coming days," officials said.On his return to Athens, Tsipras told government officials that "extreme proposals will not be accepted by the Greek government. Everyone must understand that the Greek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-04/greece-will-combine-4-imf-
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...not needed," she said. "I don't like the idea of a private entity having the right to condemn property. Government officials are given that right to condemn: we use that very sparingly. We don't like to force people off their property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Japan organizers believe 2020 Olympics will be 'sustainable'

...a sustainability plan has not been made, so that is cause for concern," said Taruyuki Ohno, a former Tokyo government official who helped draft the bid.A year after London was awarded the 2012 Games, it had a sustainability plan for energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-07/japan-organizers-believe
Another victory for choice

...students enrolled in more than 217 charter schools, and more are being added every year. It's not up to local government officials to decide whether such schools are "needed." That's a decision for parents; children are not property of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-24/another-victory-choic