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What you pay at pump may change

ATLANTA - House leaders released the outline Wednesday of a plan they say will boost funding for transportation by $1 billion without raising taxes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/what-you-pay-pump-may-change
What you pay at pump may change

ATLANTA - House leaders released the outline Wednesday of a plan they say will boost funding for transportation by $1 billion without raising taxes, although legislators and lobbyists who heard it were scratching their heads.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/house-leaders-unveil-outline
Scrap single-issue voting

...single-issue Republicans did not vote for Mitt Romney based on single social issues?The reason for Republican victories in the House and Senate in this past midterm election was the total disappointment and rejection of President Obama's policies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-28/scrap-single-issue-votin
Marshawn Lynch stuck in repeat mode

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch found a new way to say nothing to the media.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-28/marshawn-lynch-stuck-repeat-m
Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...divorced parents and public officials could all be getting relief from one of Rep. Earnest Smith's bills pending in the House of Representatives.Smith introduced five bills last week, all assigned to different committees. If they each gets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/augusta-lawmaker-introdu
France treated shabbily

...has no significant role in holding up legislation now! Let us wait and see how effective our Republican leadership in the House and Senate will be.These people were elected specifically to thwart the socialist agenda of Barack Obama. They had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-16/france-treated-shabbily
Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'

...legislative committee dismissed allegations Haley illegally lobbied for two employers while representing Lexington County in the House, saying the laws were too gray.Lawmakers of both parties have since called ethics reform a top priority but not passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/haley-my-dreams-south-ca
Clinging to power

We realize there are pros and cons to congressional term limits; we have our own reservations. But perhaps it's a debate whose time has come.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-10/clinging-power
House GOP tries to regroup after divisive speaker vote

WASHINGTON - House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-01-07/house-gop-tries-regroup-af
House targets VA bonuses in new bill

The bill, which would affect past and future payments, could result in at least six executives at Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center returning more than $30,000 in performance awards and cash bonuses paid in the past eight years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/house-targets-va-bonuses