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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-
Bill would merge College of Charleston, MUSC

...George Benson has said for 18 months he personally supports a merger and talked about the benefits of doing so in a House subcommittee earlier this week.Gov. Nikki Haley said she hopes the universities' boards come together and discuss what's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-06/bill-would-merge-college-char
Plane crash suits could bankrupt, Thomson mayor says

ATLANTA - Lawsuits stemming from a fatal plane crash in Thomson spurred a House subcommittee Monday to approve legislation giving cities the same protection from lawsuits as counties.The panel also OK'd a bill to exempt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-24/plane-crash-suits-could-
Bill affects Ga.-SC boaters

...compact, South Carolina and Georgia would be the first in the nation to form a boating violators compact. The House subcommittee voted unanimously to send the bill, H. 4561, to the full committee.Hixon said allowing a courtesy summons will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-19/bill-affects-ga-sc-boate
FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality, will propose new rules, chairman says

...is slowing down or blocking online content," said Rep. Anna Eshoo of California, the senior Democrat on the House subcommittee that oversees the FCC.Netflix Inc., one of the biggest users of Internet bandwidth in the U.S., reportedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-19/fcc-wont-appeal-ruling-int
Phase-in proposed for juvenile-attorney funding

...sweeping reforms passed into law last year will require giving local governments flexibility, witnesses told a House subcommittee Thursday.The wide-ranging reform law sponsored by Gov. Nathan Deal and recommended by a panel of judges, prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-07/phase-proposed-juvenil
Pay for Ga. correctional officers trails South

...It's unclear whether state leaders will act to raise pay. Rep. Jay Powell, R-Camillia, who chairs a House subcommittee that drafts the budget for public safety agencies, said policymakers need to fulfill promises made over the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-04/pay-ga-correctional-officers
SLED seeks 65 more agents

...Recession, The State newspaper reported.SLED director Mark Keel made his request for a $15 million increase to a House subcommittee Wednesday.SLED also wants permission to spend about $3.5 million it already has for a new helicopter to replace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-12/sled-seeks-65-more-agents
John Barrow wants hearing in Augusta on Charlie Norwood VA deaths

...to the committee's chairman and ranking members to discuss the issue.He said he will meet with members of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to "get to the bottom of what happened, and ensure it does not happen again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-26/john-barrow-wants-hearing-aug
Georgia lawmakers enjoy last of free football tickets

...discrepancy."Yeah, I could go ahead and accept tickets. But what's the point?" said Cheokas, vice chairman of a House subcommittee that decides the budget for higher education. "I feel like I would not be abiding by the spirit of the law."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-14/georgia-lawmakers-enjoy-