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Senate OKs optometrist measure

...said Sen. Don Thomas, R-Dalton, a family practice physician for more than 40 years. The bill's sponsor, Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, called Mr. Thomas' claim "irresponsible," saying states that allow optometrists to prescribe all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/03/met_252221.shtml
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Legislators vote out state livestock tax

...sponsored the proposed amendment. "Every state surrounding Georgia grants relief to dairy cattle," added state Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "If we allow our dairy industry to leave us, we are going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/30/met_221565.shtml
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Senate narrows scope of EDP legislation

...of DNR may have a perspective that could be less than friendly to the farming industry of this state," said Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "This give us a tool, some leverage." The Senate bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/07/met_283067.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...This bill would give farmers a little more input into the rules that affect their very survival," added state Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. But environmental advocates are most dismayed over a section...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282097.shtml
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Senate may spare EPD from override

...This bill would give farmers a little more input into the rules that affect their very survival," added state Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. But environmental advocates are most dismayed over a section...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282106.shtml
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Parties battle for every vote

...of votes: State Senate District 11: Republican challenger John Bulloch, of Ochlocknee, beat Democratic incumbent Harold Ragan by 76 votes, or 0.3 percent of the 29,738 ballots cast. State Public Service Commission: Republican challenger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/17/met_415841.shtml
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Governor's plan to shift funding from school vocational labs criticized

...on to college. "I'm here to speak for the 80 percent who are not being spoken for," Senate Agriculture Chairman Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, a retired vocational-agriculture teacher, told Schrenko.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/22/met_202924.shtml
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Walker contests loss in election

...have been allowed to vote." A similar lawsuit was filed in south Georgia earlier Wednesday by defeated state Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo. Mr. Ragan lost his District 11 seat to Republican John Bulloch by fewer than 100 votes in the Nov. 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/21/met_359707.shtml
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Districts still favor Democrats

...Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. The list includes Sens. Richard Marable of Rome, Rooney Bowen of Cordele and Harold Ragan of Cairo. Mr. Marable is on thin ice for another reason. Like most of North Georgia outside Atlanta and Athens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/03/met_356292.shtml
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Across the area

...popped up yearly in the state Legislature recently - failed in the Senate on Wednesday, but it may not be over. Sen. Harold Ragan, D-Cairo, who managed the bill in the Senate, has asked for a vote to reconsider ittoday. Optometrists currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/22/met_308248.shtml
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