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Staffing numbers don't bear out charges of bloat in city government

...fewer than slower-growing Augusta.The Columbia County Sheriff's Of fice employs about 200 people. County government services get a boost from the growing municipal governments of Grovetown and Harlem.Other Georgia cities more closely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-15/staffing-numbers-dont-be
Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

...budgets of Budget Chairman Paul Ryan that would theoretically balance the budget in 10 years with widespread cuts in government services from Medicaid to Pell Grants. But the House hasn't moved on measures that would actually put such cuts into place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/kingston-perdue-offer-few-det
Auditor, Quality Compliance Job in Augusta 30901, Georgia US

...facility management and support, and computer facility operations and management to the U.S. Government and other Government service providers. Wolverine Services, LLC provides sustainment services to the Federal Government, prime contractors...

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...facility management and support, and computer facility operations and management to the U.S. Government and other Government service providers. Wolverine Services, LLC provides sustainment services to the Federal Government, prime contractors...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Auditor-Quality-Compliance-Job-Augusta-GA-
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A valid veto

...that civil rights groups called a "gift" to the private probation industry.This page favors privatization of government services where it is appropriate. But we can't support giving judiciary-like authority to private firms whose profits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-06/valid-veto
The 'promise of hashtag'

...list of foreign terrorist organizations.In fact, the State Department in 2012 said it was poverty and "poor government service delivery" that Boko Haram was upset about. One department official even tried to convince Congress that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-27/promise-hastag
Governor Nathan Deal vetoes private probation bill

...civil rights lawsuits, Jack Long, was thrilled with Deal's veto Tuesday."... While the privatization of government service in some areas is cost effective and is in the best interest of taxpayers, our courts and judicial system that protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-29/governor-nathan-deal-v
Want to set off a federal debt bomb? Keep letting our kids pay the IOUs

...our tax dollars. DO WE PAY TOO much for these government services? Too little? Should we reduce their cost...choices. Frozen in partisan positions not to reduce government services or not increase taxes, too many citizens believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-27/want-set-federal
Shutdown jeopardizes long-term veteran payments

...of a prolonged shutdown. But the White House has urged lawmakers not to take a piecemeal approach to continuing government services.Shinseki agreed, saying it's not the best solution for veterans, noting that even if the VA were fully funded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-14/shutdown-jeopardizes-long-ter
Involuntary servitude

...closer supervision by courts.This page has long been in favor of privatization in appropriate circumstances. Many government services could be delivered less expensively and more effectively by the private sector.However, the privatization of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-10/involuntary-servitude