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House committees will investigate Planned Parenthood video

Congressional Republicans said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses after an anti-abortion group circulated a video it made secretly showing a Planned Parenthood official discussing the disposal of body parts from aborted fetuses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-15/house-committees-will-inve
Beneath the bluntness

...southern border that enables anyone ? including wanted criminals ? to secretly slip into the United States?The House Committee on Homeland Security reports many illegal aliens are seeking sanctuary, not jobs."Law enforcement officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-07/beneath-bluntness
House committee proposes $150 million for roads, $70 million for Volvo

The House's budget-writing committee advanced Monday plans to put $150 million of additional revenue toward fixing existing roads and $70 million toward meeting South Carolina's promises to Volvo.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-01/proposals-ask-220-millio
GMO labeling is needed

My House representative on Capitol Hill, Rick Allen, is a member of the House Committee on Agriculture. A hugely important bill is quietly being deliberated in his committee, H.B. 1599, which would forbid states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/gmo-labeling-needed
Paine College remains on probation

...retreat," Sullivan said. "Instead, we banded together to address the four remaining sanctions. The special in-house committee remained on the frontline and worked often round-the-clock while others were in the background rendering support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-11/paine-college-remains-pro
Augusta VA inspection report still unreleased

...day, which is why the IG needs to release this report," Rep. Jeff Miller, the Florida Republican who heads the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, said in a statement.At the request of the House and Senate VA committees, the inspector...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-10/augusta-va-inspection-report
Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

...anti-gay discrimination remained bottled up in a state House committee Thursday evening. Supporters tabled it last week...attempts being successful."I'm not going to have the House committee process subverted," Ralston said in an evening interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-02/georgia-house-speaker-says-no-vote-
No exceptions

...endorsed legislation to prevent any anti-constitutional foreign law from being practiced in Texas courts. A Texas House Committee is considering such legislation.Eight other states have adopted similar protections. And the ultra-liberal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-01/no-exceptions
Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

...Nimmer, one of the administration's floor leaders, and cosponsored by Rep. Mark Hamilton, the chairman of the House committee."The intent of this bill is to shorten up the time frame that an employee can leave an employer and then come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/proposal-would-cut-time-su
Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...enabling legislation, which includes details of how the new district would function, requires Senate agreement after a House committee made some minor changes. It passed the House, 108-53.In a written statement, Deal said he believes voters will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch