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Driverless drone cars headed our way

...driving law that's on the books," said Wayne Weikel, a lobbyist with the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.For instance...question until you know what the technology looks like," Google lobbyist Ron Barnes told Kelley.Before car makers offer vehicles to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/driverless-drone-cars-head
Attacks on health-care workers, nurses, doctors spark alarm

...said.Hospital workers also lack training and institutional support for turning in attackers, according to Deb Bailey, a lobbyist for North East Georgia Health Systems."These hearings have brought that out, that we've done a very poor job of educating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-19/attacks-nurses-others-
Audit: Ga. ethics panel lapses continue

...Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, is responsible for posting online reports of expenditures by lobbyists and candidates, issuing fines for late or missing reports and making rules about which types of expenditures are allowable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-07/audit-ga-ethics-panel-la
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
McGuire is fiscally responsible

...McGuire is the right person not to give our county a blank check. More lawyers in government tend to write more regulations for lobbyists. I wish the Democrats would understand the consequences of their entitlement policies.During Barry Goldwater's presidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-01/mcguire-fiscally-respons
Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

...Florida-based CSX Corp., the other large railroads include Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, BNSF and Canadian National.Railroad lobbyists have told Congress that the industry is struggling to keep up with a sharp increase in freight rail demand created in part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/canadian-pacific-ends-csx-
Libertarian candidate Amanda Swafford only person in U.S. Senate race with experience

...of her campaign. She argues that for people who don't have connections to the powerful or a business without effective lobbyists, government is a hindrance rather than a help.One of her top priorities is the Fair Tax proposal of replacing the income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
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
Seeking influence, Ga. governments hire lobbyists

...influence, they hire a lobbyist.State lawmakers...of dollars hiring lobbyists so they can get...Fulton's former lobbyist, Mike Vaquer...last year, said lobbyists provide a needed...proposals last year from lobbyists willing to represent...immediately hiring a lobbyist, the county will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-19/seeking-influence-ga-gov
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-