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Subcommittee advances bill to let magnet school students play sports at public schools

ATLANTA - With a 6-2 vote Thursday, a Georgia House subcommittee advanced a bill that would allow students who attend magnet schools to play sports at the public schools they are assigned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/subcommittee-advances-bi
Georgia's suspensions bill sparks discussion

...ATLANTA - Rep. Wayne Howard might have scored a policy victory even though the bill he authored never got a vote in a House subcommittee Tuesday.The Augusta Democrat's Too Young to Suspend Act would have prohibited school systems from kicking pupils...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/georgias-suspensions-bil
Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...installers, environmental groups and activists like Georgia Watch are all backing a bill that won approval in a House subcommittee Tuesday before it was even introduced by Rep. Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek."He has shown great leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-17/business-co
Air bag maker refuses to expand recall coast to coast

...recall to a national recall," Hiroshi Shimizu, Takata senior vice president of global quality assurance, told a House subcommittee on Capitol Hill.Takata also contends that NHTSA does not have authority to seek recalls from original parts suppliers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/air-bag-maker-refuses-expa
Automakers to join forces in effort to track down cause of exploding Takata air bag inflators

...he expects a response to NHTSA later Tuesday.Today, Takata and some of the automakers will appear at a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on the matter.Karl Brauer, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book, said automakers likely are fed up with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/automakers-join-forces-eff
Commanding general Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon describes new network at TechNet Augusta conference

...to be up and running in the area in four years.The lieutenant general said he will testify Wednesday before the House Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities for Congress to change defense policies to transfer or hire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/commanding-general-army-cybe
Across Georgia

Panel to discuss DeKalb cityhoodATLANTA - A Georgia House subcommittee focused on annexation and cityhood requests in DeKalb County plans a hearing next week.Supporters want current towns to incorporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
GM crash victim payment plan won't have limit

...said there will be no cap on payments.Also, GM won't have any say in Feinberg's awards, she told a U.S. House subcommittee during a hearing earlier this month."He will have complete independence," Barra said under questioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-29/gm-crash-victim-payment-plan-wont-h
Biz bits

...trigger another government fine against the automaker.The Aug. 30, 2005, e-mail surfaced Wednesday during a House subcommittee hearing on GM's delayed recall of 2.6 million small cars with ignition switch problem. This e-mail outlined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/biz-bits
The 57-cent solution: Congress demands answers from GM's CEO on deadly ignition-switch defect

...new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.At a hearing on Capitol Hill before a House subcommittee, GM's Mary Barra acknowledged under testy questioning the company took too long to act. She promised changes at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-01/57-cent-solution-congress-