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Murphy's legislative focus was local

...definitely a 'quiet, behind the scenes' legislator, but his positions are always plain," said Sierra Club lobbyist Neill Herring. "There is little of the ambiguity that so many members hide behind."Not only was he straightforward, but he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-02/murphys-legislative-focu
Officials are talking little about Georgia's drought

...like we already have plenty to live down, and we don't need help from the governor in adding to the list," said Neill Herring, a lobbyist for the Sierra Club and other environmental groups.Robinson didn't comment on that, but he did address...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2012-08-21/officials-are-talking-littl
Georgia's newest drought stirs less political interest

...like we already have plenty to live down, and we don't need help from the governor in adding to the list," said Neill Herring, a lobbyist for the Sierra Club and other environmental groups.Robinson didn't comment on that, but he did address...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-08-22/georgias-newest-drought-stir
Less pollution means more Atlanta rainfall, researchers say

...taken to heart by all of Georgia's leaders, no matter their political hue."But veteran environmental lobbyist Neill Herring, who works for the Sierra Club and other groups, has reservations about the reception the study will get with those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-06-06/less-pollution-means-mor
As government budgets shrink, Riverkeepers become watchdogs and whistleblowers

...economy that could push polluters to explore every loophole, Riverkeeper groups will have more to watch for, said Neill Herring, a veteran environmental lobbyist in Atlanta.Riverkeepers never wanted the role of whistleblower, but have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-28/government-budgets-shrink-riv
Committee hears support for ending transportation-tax penalties

...to decide," he said. "I don't know how much babysitting we can give the whole state."Sierra Club lobbyist Neill Herring testified for repealing the penalties, saying they amount to metro Atlanta, which pays half of the gasoline tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-12/committee-hears-support-
Atlanta voters weigh tax increase to ease traffic

...environmental groups, which fear more pollution and development."We're just united against a bad idea," said Neill Herring of the Sierra Club. "We've got to break this sprawl habit."Supporters have bankrolled an $8 million campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-27/atlanta-voters
Irvin has seen harvest of change in 4 decades

...a lobbyist for the Georgia Agribusiness Council.Friend to farmersIrvin's passion was the small farmer, said Neill Herring, a lobbyist for environmental organizations."He did not do this in a flashy way, seeking little attention for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-11
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New rules to restrict transfers

...rules as weak because regulators can ultimately ignore them and approve a water transfer anyway. Sierra Club lobbyist Neill Herring said lawmakers should have enshrined tougher rules into law."It provides the appearance and not the substance of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2011-01-27/new-rules-restrict-transfers
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Georgia lobbyists hope to boost ethics

...or Twitter that could be misinterpreted out of context."Jet Toney is the unique person to organize this," said Neill Herring, lobbyist for the Sierra Club and other environmental groups. "I think everyone trusts him."It may seem ironic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-09-01/georgia-lobbyists-hope-b