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Aiken County pastor and SRS worker honored by South Carolina House

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House of Representatives is honoring Augusta native and Savannah River Site worker Clinton Edwards on his 10th anniversary as pastor of Friendship Baptist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-03-31/aiken-county-pastor-and-srs-w
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...constitutional amendments sought to lower the minimum age for election to the Senate from 25 to 21 and for election to the House of Representatives from 21 to 18. They were proposed by an Augusta-area middle school student.HR 71: This idea by Rep. Craig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Take notice

...on S.B. 186 must occur no later than Crossover Day, this Friday, to have a chance of reaching the state House of Representatives and the governor's desk this year.In the interest of transparency, Georgia lawmakers should give this flawed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-10/take-notice
Keep voting free

...maintain control of large areas without having the voting majority. This works well to circumvent democracy for the House of Representatives. But for national elections, where "one man, one vote" applies, democracy wins out. Gerrymandering has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-08/keep-voting-free
Ga. road-funding vote shows split

...side with one another chose different positions on the transportation-funding bill that just came out of the House of Representatives.Thursday's vote on House Bill 170 showed how hard it was to predict the outcome because the usual divisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/ga-road-funding-vote-sho
People should check government's power by better preserving liberty

...This slow, often misunderstood process is precisely why the government is working well when the Senate and the House of Representatives can't get anything done, and when the president threatens to veto congressional action, or when the courts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-01/people-should-ch
Ga. lawmakers address pygmy hedgehogs

...year.Rep. Regina Quick, R-Athens, said Monday that she will re-introduce her bill from last year in the House of Representatives, and Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus, confirmed that he will sponsor a Senate version at her urging. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/ga-lawmakers-address-pygmy-h
Graham lines up presidential bid

...Republican, has chosen former speaker of the S.C. House of Representatives David Wilkins to serve as president of Security...and 2014. Graham was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 and to the Senate in 2002 and re-elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-01-29/graham-lines-p
The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

...twice-yearly drives between homes in Monticello, Ark., and Washington, D.C., where her father served in the House of Representatives.Over the years, her fascination with birdhouses as a reflection of regional vernacular architecture evolved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-04/artside-gala-springfe
Rants & Raves

...ports to stop moving cargo. Does Obama even know about this? He doesn't seem to mention it. THE GEORGIA HOUSE of Representatives wants to let thousands of Geor gians who failed graduation tests get diplomas anyway. As soon as that happens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-27/rants-raves