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Let Export-Import Bank go

...of Ex-Im subsidies go to large companies such as Boeing, GE and Caterpillar ? companies large enough to pay their own lobbyists and to secure private financing ? is the taxpayer being properly served?Given the shoddy accounting provided by the Ex-Im...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/let-export-import-bank-g
Let Export-Import Bank expire

...Democrats join hands with Big Business lobbyists to tout the Ex-Im Bank, which a then-U...then it's totally OK.Big Business lobbyists, labor unions, the U.S. Chamber of...except a handful of disappointed K Street lobbyists.We sincerely hope Ex-Im opponents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-19/let-export-import-ban
Legislators look at simplifying Georgia alcohol rules

...policy and all," Maxwell told the lobbyists assembled Wednesday. "I said we're...here to do that."Many of the lobbyists were happy with limiting things to...coming from this."Karen Bremer, a lobbyist for the Georgia Restaurant Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/legislators-look-simplifying-
Rants & Raves

...shots at Hillary Clinton, the presidential front-runner.ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: Tell Congress to stop taking money from gun lobbyists and start protecting our children.THE PUBLIC DEFENDER wrote a letter of apology and charges were dropped. Would the district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/rants-raves
Vote for David Perdue

...think that mailings contain facts about results. Nope!Kingston is a typical Washington insider and an indentured servant to lobbyists. He may have voted certain ways, but that's all ? no results, and no swaying others to see the light. It's all about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-05/vote-david-perdue
Lobbyists treat PSC like royalty

...about this time, utility lobbyists start stuffing the stockings...Journal-Constitution's analysis of lobbyist disclosure records for the past...comparatively little.A single lobbyist, Terry Hobbs of SCANA Energy...accounts for about 40 percent of lobbyist spending on the PSC since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/lobbyists-treat-psc-royalty
Former Medical College of Georgia president dies

...public opinion," said another daughter, Mary Beth Steinfeld of Sacramento.Steinfeld refused to meet with tobacco industry lobbyists and hung signs around his office that read, "Thank you for not smoking," she said.Steinfeld believed his anti-tobacco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-06/former-medical-college-georg
City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...Commissioners Donnie Smith and Bill Lockett have tried to get their colleagues to vote for the energy tax, but you know how lobbyists can lobby.They can't cut anything. They can't cut recreation because the kids will be roaming the streets and getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-02/augusta-commiss
Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

...going to accuse him of being some bed-wetting liberal, no way can they do that," said Brady, who had become an active lobbyist for the bill.The Brady law required a five-day wait and background check before a handgun can be sold. In November 1993...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-04/jim-brady-dies-reagan-ai
Deal signs legislation limiting spending by Georgia lobbyists

...state limits on how much money lobbyists can spend. Right now, lobbyists can spend as much as they...state's first limits on lobbyist spending.Still, there are...Once the law takes effect, lobbyists can still spend more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-06/deal-signs-legislation-limiti