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Continued pressure from Isakson moves shipping channel deepening project in Savannah forward

ATLANTA - Sen. Johnny Isakson said Tuesday he has had to keep nudging administration officials to complete the paperwork needed to begin deepening the Savannah River's shipping channel.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-26/continued-pressure-isaks
White House threatens veto of House bill with MOX construction funding

The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a House spending bill, partially because it includes funding to continue construction on the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/white-house-threatens-veto-ho
Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in the Reagan assassination attempt, dies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-04/jim-brady-dies-reagan-ai
The real tax problem

All this talk of "economic patriotism" draws attention away from the real problem: America's outdated and punitive corporate tax code.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-03/real-tax-problem
House passes energy and water spending bill with MOX funding

The appropriations bill that funds the Department of Energy and Army Corps of Engineers was passed late Thursday evening. The measure funds construction of the MOX plant in fiscal year 2015 at a cost of $345 million.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/house-passes-energy-and-wate
Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

WASHINGTON - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration after the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a White House official said Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-10/kathleen-sebelius-resigning-
Seat belts on commercial buses still stymied 45 years after recommendations

Seat belts on commercial buses remain stymied 45 years after the first safety recommendations were put forward.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-12/seat-belts-commercial-buses-still-s
Clarified water: Unlikely allies collaborate to make law clearer

If two of the most hated agencies in the federal system are able to articulate a regulatory policy that protects the environment and does not damage our fragile economy, they will indeed be charting new waters.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-05/clarified-water-
Waste not, want not: There always is room for budget cuts

It's one of the toughest things to do, kind of like cleaning the hard-to-reach nooks and crannies of your house.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-09-29/waste-not-
Rants & Raves

GOV. NATHAN DEAL'S BUDGET allocates for everything EXCEPT raises for state employees.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-01/rants-raves