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Twisted justice?

...county's leadership and judiciary, because we're very much for law and order ? and we favor sensibly privatizing government services.But we're still not sold on the concept of for-profit companies supervising misdemeanor probationers, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-09/twisted-justice
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...and still another Commander of the Pacific Command.In civilian life, classmates distinguished themselves in government service as the U.S. Ambassador to China, the secretary of the Navy, administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol
Income inequality complicates Georgia consumption tax

...to jettison the income tax while collections are low, possibly forcing deeper, unpopular spending cuts in core government services such as education, health care and public safety services.Sen. Judson Hill, a Marietta Republican who supports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-15/income-inequality-complicates
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
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
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
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
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
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
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