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SC lawmaker proposes firing squad added to execution list

...Neal said.With execution drugs largely unavailable, states have been looking at alternatives. Tennessee passed a law last year to reinstate the electric chair if it can't get lethal injection drugs, and Utah has reinstated the firing squad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-22/sc-lawmaker-proposes-fir
Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...our advocates played a key role in Georgia's first Alzheimer's and Related Dementias State Plan, signed into law last year by Gov. Nathan Deal. This will improve the services, safety, treatment, housing and public education for people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/volunteers-time-
How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

...responsible if franchisees are found to have committed labor law violations.When Seattle's City Council passed a law last year raising the minimum wage to $15 from $9.32 an hour, it gave small businesses seven years to reach that level versus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/how-upcoming-legal-cases-m
Legislation pushes for VA leader accountability

...awarded to VA's senior executives.Miller, R-Fla., said the bill is an extension of legislation signed into law last year that gave McDonald complete authority to fire corrupt or incompetent senior executives.Despite the new power, Mil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/legislation-gives-va-sec
Google to close Spain's Google News, block Spanish news reports from 70 international editions

...publishers might "have shot themselves out of the market. Time will tell."After Germany revised its copyright laws last year to allow ? but not force ? Google News to make royalty payments, Google required publishers there to give their consent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-11/google-close-spains-google
Lawmakers weigh regulating drones

...address the use of drones, with privacy and government surveillance among the chief concerns. Thirteen states enacted laws last year with various limits, and others like Georgia continue to weigh legislation."It's an issue that is about to boom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-02/lawmakers-weigh-regulating-dr
States grovel before Boeing in bid for 777X jobs

...inquisitive eyes of their rivals? by crafting them through administrative agencies shielded by non-disclosure laws.Last year, Alabama lured Boeing's biggest worldwide rival, Airbus, to build a $600 million assembly plant in Mobile by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-05/states-grovel-boeing-bid-7
Phase-in proposed for juvenile-attorney funding

ATLANTA -- Getting enough lawyers to prosecute and defend juveniles under sweeping reforms passed into law last year will require giving local governments flexibility, witnesses told a House subcommittee Thursday.The wide-ranging reform law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-07/phase-proposed-juvenil
Growing defiance

...seemed to require the notices.The Obama administration also tried to block enforcement of state anti-voter-fraud laws last year.Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate has failed to pass a budget as required by law the past four years ? and the Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-01-27/growing-defiance
SC senators look at Arizona-style immigration bill

...stopped for something else.Republicans in both chambers have called it a top priority for this year.Arizona's law last year inspired a flurry of lawsuits.On Monday, the president of a national civil rights group accused legislators of trampling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-18/sc-looks-arizona-style-immig
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