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Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...something to do. He's too young to retire. He has too much energy and likes people too much."In 1992, Kingston was a state legislator who made a living selling agribusiness insurance when he became the first Republican since Reconstruction elected to Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Election Updates

...Republican nominee hadn't been determined.Wilson won with 53 percent of the vote over Alisha Thomas Morgan, an Austell legislator, who garnered 47 percent.The GOP runoff, though, had the vote nearly evenly split between Mike Buck and Richard Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-22/election-news
Sheheen, Haley campaign spar over small business

...Sheheen's record in the legislature shows he's wrong for the state."In over a decade spent in Columbia as a lawyer-legislator, Vince Sheheen has made it clear that he is no friend to South Carolina small business," Adams said in an e-mail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/sheheen-haley-campaign-spar-o
City Ink: Let's hope Pentagon took eyes off Augusta

...sales tax on energy, asked whether imposing the tax would make the city "revenue neutral," which sounded like something a legislator would ask. Who would know, anyway? HE'S GOING TO BE A CONSULTANT, FOR GOODNESS SAKES! Every body wants to know what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-06-28/lets-hope-penta
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...Kingston's campaign, and it's the only television advertising on his behalf right now, notes Eric Johnson, a former Savannah legislator and gubernatorial candidate who speaks for the PAC.Johnson said large donations have flowed into the organization which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...chamber that takes pride in remaining polite even during debates. "It is way too much power to put in the hands of any one legislator and everyone knows that. It's dangerous."Massey also faulted Leatherman for crafting budgets through a secretive, back-room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
Augusta veterans turn to Rep. John Barrow to get Veterans Affairs disability benefits

...are long waits for decisions, mishandled documents and confusing communications between the military and VA."My job as a legislator is to fix the bureaucracy, and I'm doing all I can to cut through the red tape," said Barrow, who will meet with veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-03/augusta-veterans-turn-rep-jo
Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent is also a legislator. The list includes Rep. Mickey Stephens of Savannah, Rep. Gloria Frazier of Hephzibah and Rep. Wayne Howard of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-18/endorsements-g
Legislator enters 12th District House race

...Washington. We need leaders who will put people and principles before politics," he said in the release.He becomes the sixth legislator to run for Congress this session -- although two resigned from the General Assembly, and he's the third Republican vying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-02-05/legislator-ent
Q&A with Augusta mayoral candidate Hardie Davis

An engineer, pastor and for seven years a state legislator, Sen. Hardie Davis says he'll bring legislative experience and the ability to compromise to city government if elected mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-24/qa-augusta-may