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Bill would boost Ga. appointee expenses

...Harbin introduced it the day of the snow storm, and Speaker David Ralston assigned it Monday to the House Governmental Affairs Committee for consideration."I thought we were all getting the same amount," said Harbin, R-Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-04/bill-would-boost-ga-appo
No pay for conference-call meetings, lawmaker says

...lodging are also expected to come out of the daily allotment amount. Powell's bill is pending in the House Governmental Affairs Committee which has not held a meeting since the current legislative session began Jan. 13.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-23/no-pay-conference-call-m
Edwin Cavaleri

...He had also been an active member of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce serving as the Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee in 1990, on the Board of Directors from 1991 until 1994, and on the Executive Committee. He was the recipient...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168016692
Local Goodwill officials to show off college concept to Goodwill execs

...was the only member of the print industry to testify Feb. 13 in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. His message: Print is changing, but it is still viable. But if marketers lose confidence in the long-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-02-21/local-goodw
Reservoir-funding bill is approved by 2 votes

...of a Georgia Times-Union story distributed to every legislator that recounted how he tried in the House Governmental Affairs Committee to amend the bill. The chairman, Rep. Mark Hamilton, a Republican from Forsyth County, told Hatfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Georgia Legislature | Metro
Consumer groups cheer on bills

...known as a dictator," Ms. Wall said. "This is a bad bill, and the process was subverted when the House Governmental Affairs Committee voted it out without a quorum." Health insurance Mr. Williams suffered a defeat when he tried to pass SB...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/15/met_514731.shtml
Metro
Good for America, bad for Democrats

...security bill that Lieberman helped pass - as lead Senate negotiator and chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Senate Majority Leader Reid somehow forgot to invite Lieberman. They can demonize Joe Lieberman all they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/03/edi_138176.shtml
Editorials
Legislator introduces bills about deceased

...she said. Rep. Quincy Murphy, D-Augusta, said he backs the bill, which has been sent to the House Governmental Affairs committee. "It gives those people an opportunity to grieve," he said. "We've had people eager to fill the seats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/07/met_53240.shtml
Metro
Across the area

...the likelihood of mass layoffs from an emergency privatization of state facilities. On Friday, the House Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously recommended its passage before the full House. Now it awaits approval from the Rules Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/05/met_446438.shtml
Metro
Consumers victimized by credit counseling companies, report finds

...proliferate, according to a report released Wednesday by the bipartisan investigative panel of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. The investigators found a pattern of abuse among some counseling agencies, especially new entrants to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/25/fin_409896.shtml
Finance