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Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

ATLANTA - The legislator championing medical marijuana in Georgia said Monday that he hopes to announce an agreement soon with a manufacturer that aims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/shipping-proposal-outlin
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's most powerful legislator has joined a growing number of people who say the leadership of financially troubled South Carolina State University needs to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Don't gouge the public eye

...That recording would have been illegal under Villalba's law. Honestly, we need more cameras on police, not fewer.This legislator, astoundingly, has said his bill "does not infringe on constitutional rights" or "limit liberty in any way," which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-24/dont-gouge-public-eye
UAB basketball team brings school much-needed boost

...finally there's something to celebrate that the administration and the board can't kill," said Jack Williams, a state legislator who runs a UAB site for rivals.com.Williams also believes making the NCAA field was the "worst-case scenario for Dr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-17/uab-basketball-team-bring
Memorabilia brokers could be fined if bill passes

ATLANTA - A Columbia County legislator is sponsoring House Bill 3 to impose what he calls a hefty fine...someone waves hundred-dollar bills in front of his face," the legislator said.The version of the bill awaiting formal introduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-20/memorabilia-brokers-could
Prince bill would allow magnet school students to play sports at other schools

In his first bill proposal as a state legislator, Rep. Brian Prince has prefiled legislation that would allow students who attend magnet schools to play sports at other schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-02/prince-bill-would-allow-m
Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

Retired Hart County educator Brenda Jor dan isn't afraid to take on seasoned Columbia County legislator Bill Jackson Sr. for the Georgia Senate District 24 post."I'm a newcomer to this office, but not a newcomer to these counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...Education Committee will review the proposal filed by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, the state's most powerful legislator; the chamber's Democratic leader and graduates of South Carolina's only public historically black college.Leatherman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
Ga. lawmakers address pygmy hedgehogs

...concern.The bill was first proposed by Bella Hayes of Oconee County, who was 11 years old last year when she wrote her legislator, Quick, so she could have one as a pet. She also created her own Facebook page where visitors could sign a petition.Quick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/ga-lawmakers-address-pygmy-h
SC State trustees put president on administrative leave

...House Ways and Means Commit tee advanced a proposal to replace all trustees and fire Elzey. South Carolina's most powerful legislator, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, then introduced a similar proposal.U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and his wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-23/sc-state-trustees-put-pre