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Nebraksa governor vetoes bill to abolish state's death penalty

...32-15 majority. At least 30 senators are needed for the veto override scheduled for this afternoon, but the Republican governor has been talking to individual senators to try to keep the death penalty in place.Nebraska hasn't executed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-26/nebraksa-governor-vetoes-bill-aboli
Fixing misguided compassion

...April 1 by implementing a work or volunteer requirement as a condition of receiving benefits.It took Maine's Republican governor to push the reform measure through, but there was nothing radical or extreme about the idea. A recent Rasmussen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-17/fixing-misguided-comp
Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

...plagues Congress, according to Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, R-Athens. Lawmakers of both parties like the Republican governor because he is willing to hear their points of view and will also step back while legislation is being crafted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-02/poll-favors-ga-governor-
Haley opposes $500 million borrowing bill

...disappointed that the relationship between the Republican governor and the Legislature's GOP leaders has again...it back!" said Haley, noting she attended the Republican Governors' Association in Washington last weekend. "Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-25/haley-opposes-500-millio
Duke Energy faces federal criminal charges for coal ash pollution, expects to pay $102 million

...state environmental agency, said regulators had acted appropriately since McCrory took office and pointed to the Republican governor's Democratic predecessors."We had taken more action than anyone in North Carolina history had taken," Elliot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/duke-energy-faces-federal-
Romney sparks new 2016 primary competition among GOP establishment

...Tuesday that sought to define his record at home for voters elsewhere.He has also been on a victory tour attending Republican governors' inaugurations, which will take him to key early voting states like South Carolina and Iowa this week, just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-14/romney-sparks-new-2016-primary-prir
Will Ga. hospital group go to bat for Medicaid?

...If Georgia were to expand Medicaid, it would join about half the states in doing so, including some run by Republican governors.Three nearby Republican-dominated states ? Florida, Alabama and South Carolina ? have not expanded their Medicaid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-12/will-ga-hospital-group-b
Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

CHARLESTON, S.C. - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87. His son-in-law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Take sovereignty out for a spin

...only way to keep this rogue president in check.America's 50 states, 31 of which will start the new year with Republican governors, should be exploring the absolute limits of their authority to fight the president's unlawful executive amnesty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-28/take-sovereignty-out-
Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...protections would all undergo procedural changes under a plan Gov. Nathan Deal outlined Wednesday for legislators.The Republican governor used the first State of the State Address of his second term to propose a handful of procedural changes among state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/georgias-gov-deal-calls-