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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
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
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
GM engineer: Effort to fix ignition switches touched off GM recall problems

...switch engineer Ray DeGiorgio that was released by a House subcommittee. The deposition was also released by lawyers suing...the company last month due to the recalls. At a House subcommittee hearing last month, GM CEO Mary Barra didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-07/gm-engineer-effort-fix-ign
Regulations destroying small banks

...executive told Congress on Tuesday. Dan Blanton, the chief executive for Georgia Bank and Trust, spoke to the U.S. House subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit on behalf of the American Bankers Association. He is the national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-07-18/regulations
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
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
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