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Senate has yet to pass bill for one-time spending or take up road funding

...potential windfall during his filibuster as evidence that roadwork can be funded without raising taxes.But Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said that money has nothing to do with road funding. The Department of Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/senate-has-yet-pass-bill-one-
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

...such a borrowing package. Her opposition helped defeat a larger package by House GOP leaders in March.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman immediately revived the effort.The Senate Finance Committee ? which Leatherman chairs ? approved the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro
Former commissioner unlikely to sway panel on stormwater fee

...to approve the tax, but several commissioners will be wandering around on Caribbean isles and won't be there.Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith said Sat urday that he's cancelling two other events and would be at the meeting."If it's raining, I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-16/former-commissi
City officials can't make up mind on buildings

...to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone?" SATURDAY NIGHT'S ALL RIGHT: Former Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson's wife, Shelita, and prizefighter Manny Pacquiao have something in common. They both have shoulder injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-09/city-officials-
Dog offers lesson in stormwater fee push

...commissioners have come to fear after getting an earful at recent public hearings.For example, in Feb ruary, Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith made a motion to approve the tax."We're past due; we need to step on up," he said.But Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-02/dog-offers-less
Governor signs bill to fire SC State trustees

...officials who will name one new trustee each are Superintendent Molly Spearman, Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, Senate Education Committee Chairman John Courson, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/governor-signs-bill-fire-sc-s
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...everyone happy, we'll at least be in a position to move," said Sen. Darrell Jackson, D-Columbia.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman said such a plan will never materialize."If this group can come up with something all senators will agree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
South Carolina Senate leader revives proposal of borrowing for construction projects statewide

...despite another veto threat from Gov. Nikki Haley and just a month after House leaders killed the plan.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the state's first such bond bill in 15 years can address South Caro lina's backlogged building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/south-carolina-senate-le
Some commissioners want full-time status

...adding that they didn't involve the full delegation.Commissioners Wayne Guil foyle, Mary Davis, Sam mie Sias and Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith said they hadn't heard anything about the plans."Why do we have a county administrator we're paying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-04/some-commission
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...Connell. Two years later, Connell ran against Cheeks and won, and eventually became the longest-serving House speaker pro tem in the country. Cheeks was later re-elected to the Georgia House and served for 20 years before winning a state Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su