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...confusing, top Democrats are considering a plan for two separate votes on the state flag. House Democratic Leader Jimmy Skipper said Thursday there should be two binding votes on the state banner. The first, in March 2004, would ask voters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/14/met_368903.shtml
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Carter invited to speak at Capitol

...praised Carter for his humanitarian work and public service. "What he tries to do is help other folks," said Rep. Jimmy Skipper, an Americus Democrat from Carter's home county in southwest Georgia. // The measure now heads to the Senate and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/27/met_474508.shtml
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Taxpayers still could take a pocketbook hit under Perdue budget

...forced to consider raising property taxes or cutting services to keep within their own budgets. House Democratic Leader Jimmy Skipper of Americus was one of scores of lawmakers who sat through four days of hearings on the budget last week. "This entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/26/met_402368.shtml
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Poor areas find friends at Capitol

...George Hooks and Augusta's Charles Walker, a native of Burke County. In the state House, key members include Jimmy Skipper from Americus, Bob Hanner from Dawson, Richard Royal from Camilla, Butch Parrish of Swainsboro, and Calvin Smyre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/28/met_245952.shtml
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Lawmakers loosen teen driving law

...absolute truth is that the bill worked, but there have been some inequities," said the House Democratic leader, Jimmy Skipper of Americus. "It's time for us to look again at what was unduly burdening those we were trying to protect." The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/met_368060.shtml
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State House approves code of ethics

...for ethics violations. "There's been a lot of discussion that we don't have any rules," said Majority Whip Jimmy Skipper, D-Americus, a member of the committee. The code for the first time incorporates existing statutory and constitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/met_279396.shtml
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Lawmakers re-elected to posts

...speaker in the country, having held the post since 1974. They also re-elected Reps. Larry Walker of Perry and Jimmy Skipper of Americus as majority leader and majority whip. The speaker and speaker pro-tempore formally are elected in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/11/met_244400.shtml
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Regional authority approved

...the panel. "We have balanced the needs of the metropolitan areas with the needs of the rural areas," said Rep. Jimmy Skipper, D-Americus, one of the House members who helped negotiate the final deal. "No part of the state is going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/24/met_257114.shtml
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Baker plans remap appeal

...was a safe harbor, and now this three-judge panel has said we should change this," said House Democratic Leader Jimmy Skipper, of Americus. Republicans had called on the Democrats to drop the case, even though they were the ones that filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/14/met_404580.shtml
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Budget matters causing recess

...lawmakers to decide whether to impose severe spending cuts on state agencies or to raise taxes. As House Majority Leader Jimmy Skipper, D-Americus, put it to his colleagues on the floor last week, the stark choice for 2004 is between finding $400...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/03/met_367770.shtml
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