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Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...airplane pilots, motorists, divorced parents and public officials could all be getting relief from one of Rep. Earnest...clarify confusing wording in the law about whether public officials can accept a fee for giving speeches. One sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/augusta-lawmaker-introdu
'He Who Should Be Named'

...permission.Yep. You read right. A public official seems to think he can bar a...in this country, especially public officials, can prevent his or her name...that, even in 2015, we have public officials who are either so ignorant of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-07/he-who-should-be-name
Protest warps kids' view

...is wrong!We older people were taught the laws of the land, and to believe in our courts, police officers and public officials. It requires an attorney in most cases to explain the law. Are all the community organizers' lawyers or pawns being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-04/protest-warps-kids-view
For the record

...counts terroristic threatsOscar Neal Shine, 53, of the 500 block of 13th Street, attempted removal of a weapon from public official, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, a misdemeanor count of theft by shopliftingJonathan Spencer King, 34...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-12/record
Rants & Raves

...I live, we don't have someone like Mr. Pittman or a group that is willing to ask hard questions and challenge public officials. I READ THE Rants & Raves and I find it to be really racial. I served in the Army around many races, but never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-14/rants-raves
Kirby: Out with the old, in with the new, again

...barrels to resemble mortars.There was racial tension, too.The Chronicle front page reports the arrest of two white public officials in Anderson, S.C., for their role in inciting a riot in which four black men were killed. Elsewhere, Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/kirby-out-old-new-again
Kay Allen denied payment of attorney's fees after complaint agrainst her dismissed

...personal-financial disclosure a business relationship. The Ethics in Government Act requires each candidate and public official to disclose all businesses, nonprofit positions and personal investments.Johnson's complaint didn't specify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-11/kay-allen-denied-payment
Across the region

...2014-15 fiscal year, the commission is asking for more staff to help with auditing the financial disclosures that every public official and candidate files regularly, The State reported Thursday.The agency wants $99,500 to hire two auditors and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-20/across-region
Review of the facts favors tax approval

...commitments, to include the developers and developers-to-be, and to include our other elected officials. Most of the public officials with whom I have spoken cannot pronounce a public opinion in their official capacities, but all to whom I have spoken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-02/review-facts-favors-tax-
Former Hancock County probate judge pleads guilty to stealing county funds

...in the integrity and honesty of those they choose to govern them, and that theft of funds entrusted to an elected public official is not only a violation of that trust but erodes the faith of the people in government and elected officials."To...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/former-hancock-county-