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Fight against Alzheimer's

...million people, and save the nation $220 billion within the first five years of a treatment being available.The House of Representatives recently passed the 21st Century CURES Act (House Resolution 6) aimed at accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-11-09/fight-against-alzheimers
Senate committee seeks information on price hikes from Valeant, Turing, 2 other drug companies

...we look forward to having an open and honest dialogue about drug pricing."Separately, Democrats in the House of Representatives called on their Republican colleagues to summon the Turing and Valeant CEOs to a congressional hearing and issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/senate-committee-seeks-inf
Ex-SC House member indicted for misconduct after sexual harassment claim

...by the State Law Enforcement Division.The indictment accuses Hardwick, 64, of using his position to lure a House of Representatives employee to his office earlier this year and to inappropriately touch her against her will. She filed a sexual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-02/ex-sc-house-member-indicted-miscond
Braves legend Niekro greets fans at Augusta stop

...campaign stop for Joe Mullins on Tuesday at West Lake Country Club. Mullins is running for the Georgia State House of Representatives District 122 seat.Niekro also brought his humor that is known to those who have met him."I'll throw my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-27/braves-legend-niekro-gre
Georgia lawmakers target welfare fraud

...lawmakers heard Wednesday for ways to reduce welfare fraud.A committee of relatively junior members of the House of Representatives is looking for ideas on trimming waste that its chairman, Rep. David Clark, said could have prevented $139...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-14/georgia-lawmakers-target
Chief Justice John Roberts unleashes Orwellian rhetoric in his decisions

...But this presumes that Congress was aware of the act's contents. However, Nancy Pelosi, leader of the House of Representatives at the time, urged members of Congress to vote for the act to find out what was in it!In sum, this overwhelmingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-10/chief-justice-jo
Oppose gay marriage

...Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives."? The sovereign states created the federal government and enumerated several of its powers, found in Article...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-08/oppose-gay-marriage
McCarthy out of speaker race

...misdeeds he has committed since joining Congress that will embarrass himself, the Republican Conference and the House of Representatives if they become public."Jones has said the letter wasn't directed at anyone in particular. Asked whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-10-08/mccarthy-out-speaker-race
Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick has back against the wall at Dover

...as he winds down his 23-year career. Gordon received proclamations from the city of Dover and Delaware's House of Representatives and Senate. Dover also presented him with 90 miniature Monster trophies for his entire No. 24 team and his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-02/defending-sprint-cup-champ
Georgia lawmakers begin studying regulation, taxes for online rental sites like Airbnb

...company talks to the host," she said.The committee has until Dec. 1 to make a recommendation to the full House of Representatives.Rep. Terry Rogers, a Clarkesville Republican chairing the committee, said the panel will hold at least two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-22/georgia-lawmakers-begin-study