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Political race gets new twist

...with Democrat Mark Taylor urging runoff opponent Mary Margaret Oliver to "get help" for her "emotional outbursts...brutalized a black woman." "I am calling on Senator Mary Margaret Oliver to get help for these emotional outbursts," Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/08/met_235441.shtml
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Ga. House passes fireworks bill

...marshal.Critics warned that injuries will increase if the bill becomes law."This is a bad bill," said Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur. "...This should be called the Blow the Child's Hand Off Bill."And Rep. Margaret Kaiser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-09/fireworks-legal-ga-house
Bad health care news for school workers

...fiscal 2014."We think a lot of these people will get insurance in other ways," Reese told Democratic Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, who questioned the coverage move. He added that some might qualify for subsidies in the health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/bad-health-care-news-sch
Ga. food stamp/ drug test fight looms

...taxpayer dollars to subsidize illegal drug use.In a House hearing while the bill was being considered, state Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) questioned Morris on the "reasonable suspicion" standard. "How is a caseworker going to define...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-26/ga-food-stamp-drug-test-
Ga. lawmakers tell child advocates not to expect much

...controversy. McKoon will introduce a bill to allow students to read inspirational messages in school, and Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Atlanta, is sponsoring a bill to transfer a child-oversight panel from one agency to another.Weldon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-10/ga-lawmakers-tell-child-
Candidates compete for name-recognition

...confuse him with well-funded, widely recognized Republican gubernatorial frontrunner Guy Millner. For state Sen. Mary Margaret Oliver of Decatur, it's being the only female candidate in the race. Milledgeville's state Sen. Floyd Griffin wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/04/met_232518.shtml
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Laws on teen sex will be reviewed

...top lawmakers aren't predicting what the result will be. "It's a very charged political area," said Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, the chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee. "I'm not predicting how this debate will go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/met_414572.shtml
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Across Georgia

...using cell phones and handsfree headsets while driving. "This is a bill that will save lives," said state Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, a Decatur Democrat who co-sponsored the proposal. "It seems like a no-brainer to me." She said she was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/27/met_114197.shtml
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Now he can run

...Schrenko. Previously, a state superintendent needed an advanced degree and teaching experience to serve. But Sen. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, and Rep. DuBose Porter, D-Dublin, pushed to override any objectors. The result is the removal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/25/edi_211902.shtml
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States top victim list

...coordinator of the South Carolina Victim Assistance Network. "It is absolutely appalling." Georgia state Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, said she is disturbed that increased awareness of domestic violence by law enforcement and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/22/met_97659.shtml
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