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Augusta deputy administrator picks named

...private sector are rejoining local government to serve at the side of Augusta...served more than two decades in local government management, including as a...sector."Both of them had long local government careers and then made a detour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-25/augusta-deputy-administr
City Ink: Concerns of lack of coverage in lunch with mayor lead to personal responses

...said it all."Two career government managers who left for a few years for work in the private sector are rejoining local government to serve at the side of Augusta Administrator Janice Allen Jackson."And Jackson's comment that career government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-28/city-ink-concer
Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane into Alps, authorities say

...Jan. 27 and it found nothing untoward, and previous security checks in 2008 and 2010 also showed no issues, the local government in Duesseldorf said. Lufthansa's chief said Lubitz started training in 2008 and there was a "several-month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-26/co-pilot-deliberately-crashe
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...oil-rich Permian Basin to refineries near Houston. And in a string of towns in Kansas, Iowa and South Dakota, local government officials are scrutinizing the path of nearby pipeline extensions.While the Keystone project awaits a final decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra
ADA advocate sets deadline for Augusta leaders to respond to allegations of Disabilities Act violations

...segregates" the disabled population by limiting their ability to attend community activities and participate in local government.He further argued the city is "discriminating" against the disabled because it has not established an ADA compliance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-18/ada-advocate-sets-deadli
Take notice

...compared to the huge loss of public access to information. The bill's proponents say it would save the average local government only $9,800 a year.Any savings a government would realize would get eaten up by having to maintain the information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-10/take-notice
Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

...Thompson, executive director of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, a nonprofit group representing local government attorneys across North America."There's probably a fairly low percentage of governments that are attempting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/big-bills-view-public-do
Deserving a new direction

...For too long, younger Augustans have been shut out of the most meaningful, high-level decision-making in local government.Fortunately, rank-and-file citizens occupy a particularly potent level of decision-making, too. It makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-16/deserving-new-directi
Charter a better course

...residents understand that most problems plaguing our local government are symptoms of its dysfunctional organization chart...expansion of Fort Gordon's cyber-warfare operations, local government leaders need to be more nimble and unified, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-03/charter-better-course
Augusta history marker cited in bill to preserve past monuments

...legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.Local-government groups complained that it would prevent their officials...the freedom to change their minds, according to local-government representatives."We do feel these decisions can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/augusta-history-marker-c