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Gerogia school reform plan boosts spending by $234 million

...8 billion the state contributes to a total $40 billion spending plan.Critics of the overhaul backed by the Republican governor argue that the commission hasn't discussed how much a good education costs and is simply deciding how to split...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-28/gerogia-school-reform-plan-boosts-s
Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.The Republican governor told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the specifics are still in the works."We all know the statistics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/georgia-governor-proposes-spe
SC, Georgia join suits to halt new emissions rules

...positions taken within the states. In North Carolina, for example, the state environmental agency controlled by the Republican governor joined the opposition after the Democratic attorney general declined.Governors in Colorado, Michigan and New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-23/sc-georgia-join-suits-halt
Water woes remain across South Carolina

...make sure we stay above a minimal level," Jaco said.Haley said it was too soon to estimate the damage. The Republican governor quickly got a federal disaster declaration from President Obama, freeing up money and resources. South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-06/water-woes-remain-across-south-caro
Governors oppose 'Gitmo' prisoner transfers

...action within their power to prevent the transfer of inmates from Guantanamo Bay to their respective states.The Republican governors made their pledge in a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as the Department of Defense mulls whether Fort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/governors-oppose-gitmo-prisoner-tra
Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...changes then called for a redesign in a second interview on Tuesday."He needs to take a cue from some of his Republican governors in other states who are calling for the elimination of Confederate symbols, state-authorized Confederate symbols...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/georgia-stops-issuing-license
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-