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...

Legislators look at simplifying Georgia alcohol rules

...everything is consistent," McGill said. "I don't think there's any change in policy coming from this."Karen Bremer, a lobbyist for the Georgia Restaurant Association, says there is plenty of confusion to be resolved. Local governments apply the law...

Conservatives are "anti-science"? Let's talk about that

...the debate from whether human-caused climate change is happening to what we can do about it," Alan Leshner, CEO of the lobbyist group American Association for the Advancement of Science, wrote earlier this year in a fund-raising letter. "As members...

South Carolina At­torney General Alan Wilson returning $200 in donations from 2010 race

...top prosecutor is refunding $200 to a lobbyist who donated to his 2010 campaign and correcting...lobbyists, and Hearn was a registered lobbyist for the South Carolina Credit Union League...The prohibition "goes both ways. A lobbyist can't give, and a candidate can't...

Leaders split on use of lobbyist

A lobbyist by any other name is still a lobbyist. The city of Aiken earmarked $36,000 in this year's...the last three or four years" with a "consultant, not a lobbyist," said city Administrator Charles Martin. Winfred Ray...

Metro | Savannah River Site
College's lobbyist didn't register with commission

COLUMBIA - A lobbyist involved in a scuffle last year that left a legislator injured...would have required Mr. Heyward and the university to register as lobbyist and lobbyist principle, said Herb Hayden, the Ethics Commission's executive...

Paper says lobbyist advised Hodges aide

COLUMBIA -- Lobbyist Dwight Drake e-mailed the governor's...Mr. Drake is a Columbia attorney and lobbyist for the South Carolina Coin Operators...implying that Mr. Geddings and the lobbyist have a close working relationship...

Airport gets Washington lobbyist

...up to $60,000 on a federal funding lobbyist took off at Thursday's Aviation Commission...projects. Mr. Clyburn will serve as a lobbyist in Washington for the rest of the year...brought up the notion of this type of lobbyist after he and Airport Director Buster...

Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Lobbyist spending breaks records

...another record-breaking amount of lobbyist spending on Georgia lawmakers and other...receptions are the least troublesome of all lobbyist spending when lawmakers can receive tickets...DENIED: A proposal to limit spending on lobbyist gifts for lawmakers got stripped in a...

Lobbyist is hired to back SRS pit plant

AIKEN - Lobbyist John Sununu, the former chief of staff...He now spends most of his time as a lobbyist, Mr. Dangerfield said. The chairman...gold," Mr. Dangerfield said. The lobbyist's salary will be around $150,000...

Metro | Savannah River Site