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South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...adding a "weighting" for poverty in the funding formula, providing more to educate poor students. Haley's backing got Republicans on board with an idea advocated for years by Democrats and education advocates. The budget also put more toward reading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
Lawmaker to introduce bill legalizing cannabis oil

...the chemical that can cause a high feeling for marijuana users. Peake described his official proposal as a compromise with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, who was unwilling to sign off on an in-state program.In his State of the State ad dress this month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/lawmaker-introduce-bill-
Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...McCord By Susan McCord By Doug Stutsman By Susan McCord Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 There are many reasons the Republicans steam-rolled over the Democrats in Georgia's Tuesday voting, but what about the next election? Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections
Haley's gas tax offer would cost state millions in revenue

...increase could provide legislators more leeway in crafting an infrastructure funding plan. But even in a state where the Republican-controlled Legislature frequently cuts taxes, the stipulation of eliminating nearly $9 billion of revenue over the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/haleys-gas-tax-offer-would-co
Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...South Car olina can afford her proposal to cut income taxes by $9 billion over the next decade without cutting spending.The Republican said Friday that the state can absorb that in surpluses as its economy grows. The past decade doesn't reflect that kind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/haley-insists-sc-can-aff
Deal wants more education opportunities for inmates

...child-welfare employees.Deal limited his comments to criminal justice reform, which has become a signature issue for the Republican entering his second term.Among the requests he highlighted: $481,000 to create charter high schools at two prisons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-22/deal-wants-more-educatio
Evans High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...school students, even those who will be able to vote this year, haven't been as caught up in the volatile race for the Republican presidential nomination as some adults. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Here we go again

...screaming for fiscal responsibility sent a record number of Republicans to Washington Nov. 4."To everyone who voted," President...any State of the Union going back at least a century. Any Republican bill he doesn't like on Obamacare, immigration, Iran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-22/here-we-go-again
Assertions lack proof

...to believe they were right-wing extremists?He mentioned the bombing of abortion clinics. The fact that Democrats and Republicans alike are religious ? and opposition to abortion is a religious objection, not political ? allows the possibility that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-20/assertions-lack-proof
Rants & Raves

...know that the statistics don't back up his claim, which will lead to his credibility being questioned in the long run. REPUBLICANS (in Congress) move to gut Social Security benefits on their first day of power. WHY DID OBAMA not attend the Freedom Rally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-20/rants-raves