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Ga. lawmaker admits Ashley Madison link

MACON, Ga. - A state lawmaker from Macon says he had an account on the cheating Web site Ashley...deciding whether to seek re-election next year. The Republican lawmaker said he joined the Web site during a "dark period" in his marriage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/ga-lawmaker-admits-ashely-ma
Former Georgia lawmaker admits responsibility in fraud case

ATLANTA - A former Georgia state lawmaker and civil rights activist told a judge Friday he regrets making...I regret the mistakes I've made in doing this work."As a lawmaker, Brooks was best known for his nearly two-decades' struggle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-06/former-georgia-lawmaker-admi
Lawmaker's simple farewell lives in memory

...good-byes.? Richard Bach Longtime state lawmaker Jimmy Lord, of San ders ville, passed...making a farewell address to the gathered lawmakers. He took his time walking down the aisle...simply, "Bye."Applause followed and lawmakers, weary of the long-windedness of others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-19/lawmakers-simple-farewell-liv
Ga. lesbian lawmaker to resign

ATLANTA - The first black and openly lesbian state lawmaker plans to resign from office in Georgia. State Rep. Simone Bell submitted a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday, and her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-29/ga-lesbian-lawmaker-resi
Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans...Jay Barnes, of Jefferson City, represented a group six lawmakers suing Nixon and officials who oversee the current Rams stadium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-30/judge-weighing-missouri-l
Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

...Democrat to prison for two years and order him to pay restitution. His attorneys asked for five years on probation.As a lawmaker first elected in 1981, Brooks was best known for his nearly two-decade struggle to remove the Confederate battle cross from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Georgia lawmakers begin studying regulation, taxes for online rental sites like Airbnb

...other rental Web sites could be on the agenda for Georgia lawmakers when they convene in January.But Tuesday's first study...revealed they will face some tricky questions.For instance, lawmakers will have to decide what qualifies as a short-term rental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-22/georgia-lawmakers-begin-study
Georgia lawmakers target welfare fraud

...that would impress the National Security Agency, limits on benefits and stepped-up prosecution were among the suggestions lawmakers heard Wednesday for ways to reduce welfare fraud.A committee of relatively junior members of the House of Representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-14/georgia-lawmakers-target
Rep. Paul Ryan elected new House speaker

...youthful but battle-tested Wisconsin lawmaker to mend the party's self-inflicted...a greater voice for rank-and-file lawmakers in shaping legislation and deciding who...brimming with the tears the emotional lawmaker is known for. He accepted hugs from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/rep-paul-ryan-elected-new-ho
Lawmaker to introduce bill legalizing cannabis oil

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker will officially introduce a bill legalizing cannabis oil for people...proposal. An attempt to pass a similar bill last year failed when some lawmakers attached an unrelated bill requiring insurance coverage of children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/lawmaker-introduce-bill-