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Allen: Checking base's infrastructure needs

...to move to the area by 2019.Among the issues that Allen, R-Augusta, said he planned to report to the House Appropriations Committee were a lack of gates to handle increased traffic and aging educational facilities that needed renovation or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-05/allen-checking-bases-inf
Taylor declares run for District 122 seat while Duncan mulls decision

...Harbin's resignation is official on July 7.Harbin, a 20-year veteran of the state legislature and former House Appropriations Committee chairman, caught most political observers by surprise Monday when he announced he would be resigning the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/taylor-declares-run-dist
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...Inspector General for Tax Administration. The IRS budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.The House Appropriations Committee approved IRS cuts of $900 million more on Wednesday on a party-line vote.Republicans controlling Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after GOP runoff

...problem is it's the same plan he had in 2006."Perdue also has attacked Kingston, a longtime member of the House Appropriations Committee, for using budget earmarks to steer money to Georgia before joining colleagues to ban the practice of single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/kingston-perdu
Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

...revenue problem, we have a spending problem," Kingston says, echoing a familiar GOP argument. The longtime House Appropriations Committee member, now a subcommittee chairman, touts his success trimming various government operations, such as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/kingston-perdue-offer-few-det
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...Congressional Record reports how he voted, and he acknowledges using budget earmarks as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee to fund projects in Georgia. But his supporters argue the liberal label doesn't fit.Negative ads are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...Special interests poured $365,863 into Kingston's campaign account. He's a longtime member of the House Appropriations Committee, making him an influential voice in how the government spends its money. Broun's appeal to grass-roots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate

...cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue.Kingston, Broun and Gingrey all pushed back.Kingston, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, detailed his work trimming federal spending. Gingrey loudly called attention to his support of a balanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-08/gop-senate-can
Tea party stirs Ga. GOP runoff after primary loss

...bipartisan budget bill. While campaigning, he points to a record of cutting spending as a member of the House Appropriations Committee.Perdue's outsider message, of running against Washington and career politicians, would seem an easier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-31/tea-party-stir
Panel looks for answers to the rural health care crisis

...be an easy one,'' said state Rep. Terry England, R-Auburn, a panel member who chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee. "We're open to a lot of different ideas and solutions."Possible remedies include a new initiative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-10/panel-looks-answers-rural-he