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Perdue embraces role as political outsider

...makes a stark contrast between him and his GOP Senate runoff opponent Jack Kingston, a 22-year veteran of the House of Representatives from Savannah. Since Perdue spent his career in the executive suites of major corporations rather than politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/perdue-embrace
Kingston continues political climb

...former governor running for president.Kingston's hard work and connections led to winning a seat in the state House of Representatives for Savannah in 1984. Six years later he became the first Republican to hold the First District congressional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/kingston-conti
Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...including Georgia introduced similar bills. Rep. Alan Powell, a Hartwell Republican who chairs the Georgia House of Representatives' committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards. He argued that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-27/georgia-teachers-not-rush
The real crisis

...isn't your favorite editorial page asking these questions; it's at least two duly elected members of the House of Representatives.So, now that the nation has reached a point where U.S. congressmen openly suspect the chief executive of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-22/real-crisis
Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

...including Georgia introduced similar bills.Rep. Alan Powell, a Hartwell Republican who heads the Georgia House of Representatives' committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards. He argued that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-27/georgia-school-districts-pulled-deb
SC 3rd District has no DOT representative

...person who was up for the spot says state lawmakers rejected him because he bucked his caucus when he was in the House of Representatives."Apparently I made some people mad," said former Rep. Harry Stille.That's what he's heard, anyway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-30/sc-3rd-district-has-no-d
Connell portrait to be hung in the Capitol

...late Jack Connell in the Capitol.After 26 years, Connell was the longest-serving speaker pro tempore of the House of Representatives, the No 2 post in the 180-member legislative body. He was also an Augusta Democrat who served 34 years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-20/connell-portrait-be-hung
Benghazi fever spreads

...papers, TV and radio shows ? not to mention the House of Representatives, led by Republicans ? have come down with Benghazi...other conservative outlets and the GOP-led House of Representatives is going to let us forget Benghazi. And we shouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-06/benghazi-fever-spreads
Butler Derrick, former SC congressman, dies

...seat in 1994. "I will always be grateful for the assistance he provided to me in my transition to the U.S. House of Representatives. Closer to home, he was known for a very caring and effective constituent service operation which put the needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/butler-derrick-former-sc-cong
Back nondiscrimination

...Nondiscrimination Act would change that. It already has passed the U.S. Senate and is now in committee in the House of Representatives. It would extend the basic right to obtain and hold a job to anyone who is capable of doing the job. It is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-30/back-nondiscrimination