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South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...doing so."They overstepped their bounds and didn't tell us something we don't already know," said Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney.Haley's complaint is that the court didn't give credit for the funding changes the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
Haley's gas tax offer would cost state millions in revenue

...less would come into state coffers. Haley's $6.9 billion budget plan makes no cuts to account for that.House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, R-Greenville, said it's unclear whether the GOP caucus will back Haley's tax-cut proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/haleys-gas-tax-offer-would-co
NCAA's deal with Penn State includes restoring Joe Paterno's wins

...January 2012, the winningest coach in major college football history.The news broke as the lawsuit by State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord was to go trial in February in Common wealth Court. The set tlement was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-16/ncaas-deal-penn-state-inc
France treated shabbily

When the Democrats controlled the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid refused to allow votes on legislation passed by the House of Representatives, thus creating a bottleneck, and blaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-16/france-treated-shabbily
House GOP tries to regroup after divisive speaker vote

...props up the private market for insurance against terrorist attacks.And in the Senate, now under GOP control, new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky pledged to cooperate with Obama where possible, on such issues as trade and tax reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-01-07/house-gop-tries-regroup-af
Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...and Senate transportation committees hold a joint meeting today with the goal to settle on a funding plan.Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert said after Deal's speech that no options have been removed from consideration, even tax increases despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/georgias-gov-deal-calls-
Credit Obama for recovery

...What laws have they enacted? They've spent their time holding more than 40 votes to repeal Obamacare.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the gall to claim that last year's growth was somehow based not on anything Obama has done, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-13/credit-obama-recovery
Don't compromise, GOP

...Obama has done? Just like former House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did during their iron-fisted...instead he's used his floor time as majority leader to attack private citizens such as the billionaire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-09/dont-compromise-gop
Why were political polls off mark?

...McLaughlin and Associates, when it failed to detect Virginia voter sentiment that led to the surprise upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary there.Cantor's spokeswoman Megan Whittemore then took the same post with Perdue's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
Republicans consolidate rule in the South

...rest of the old Confederacy.The results put Southern Republicans at the forefront in Washington ? from Senate Majority Leader-in-waiting Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to a host of new committee chairmen.In statehouses, consolidated Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-08/republicans-co