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South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...cut income taxes by $51 million.The Senate plan currently has no restructuring or income tax cut. And several Republican senators weren't happy.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, introduced an amendment that would cut income taxes by 2 percentage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/south-carolina-senate-pa
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, urged senators to give him more time to work toward a compromise with Republican senators who won't support the proposal as written. The bill raises an additional $800 million yearly for roads through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
Iran letter dangerous

...in a speech to Congress last week.In another effort to subvert Obama's tentative terms and agreements, 47 Republicans senators, organized by freshman Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, sent a signed letter to the leaders of the Islamic Republic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-14/iran-letter-dangerous
They can't all be traitors

The far left and its lapdog media hit the ceiling when 47 Republican senators notified Iran of their role in judging any nuclear weapons accord. The media tried to paint the senators as traitors.The truth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/they-cant-all-be-trai
Senators' letter superb

...response when U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi went to Syria and undermined President Bush?I applaud what these 47 Republican senators did, but I also am disappointed it was not many more, because this country is being harmed tremendously by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/senators-letter-superb
S.C. GOP reps press California schools to affirm status of student religious groups

...Republican congressmen, Mark Sanford, Trey Gowdy, Joe Wilson, Mick Mulvaney, Tom Rice and South Carolina's two Republican senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott."We believe that religious student organizations have the right to determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-06/sc-gop-reps-press-califor
Ethics reform bill dies on last day of SC session

...laws is officially dead.The legislative session ended Thursday without the Senate voting on a compromise that Republican senators who took the podium to run out the clock denounced as too watered down.Sen. Wes Hayes urged his colleagues to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-19/ethics-reform-bill-dies-last-
Former Sen. Howard Baker Jr. famous for Watergate, dies at 88-years-old

...Alexander confirmed Baker's death in a news release Thursday.Baker became Tennessee's first popularly elected Republican senator in 1966. During his tenure in the Senate from 1967 to 1985, Baker served two terms as Majority Leader and two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/ex-sen-howard-baker-dies
Reid opposes Obama's court pick for Georgia bench

...past 10 years" in state courts.Boggs was nominated as part of an agreement between Obama and Geor gia's two Republican senators, Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, to fill seven vacancies on the bench in the state.Isakson said the agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/reid-opposes-obamas-court-pic
GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...Democrats have forced votes on a procession of bills designed to amplify their message of economic fairness. Republican senators accused Democrats of playing politics by pushing a minimum wage measure designed to lure voters but too expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim