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Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...he said.That proposal received a mixed reaction from lawmakers, like Sen. Lester Jackson, a Democrat, and Rep. Ron Stephens, a Republican, both from Savannah."I'm on guard against a big-government takeover of local schools," Jackson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/georgias-gov-deal-calls-
Debate on how to create Georgia jobs

...Georgia isn't abandoning traditional incentives, but it is getting smarter about them, according to state Rep. Ron Stephens, chairman of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee.Stephens, a Savannah Republican, has sponsored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/debate-how-create-georgia-
Georgia legislation that didn't make it this year

...else's bill.That's what Rep. Craig Gordon, D-Savannah, is hoping will happen to HB 1074 authored with Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. It would extend a clean-energy tax credit due to expire in July."We're hoping right now to find...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-06/ga-bills-didnt-make-it
Georgia lawmakers have 3 days left

...that dozens of conference committees issue their reports can be hard to keep up with."That's scary," said Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. "On the last day when all these conference reports are flying on our desks, we pass some unstudied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-23/georgia-lawmakers-have-3
Georgia businesses don't get all they want from legislators

...years.That could draw some large projects to Georgia, according to House Economic Development & Tourism Chairman Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. He sponsored the original law."We've never had an economic-development package that was workable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-23/georgia-businesses-dont-ge
Ga. lawmakers pushes bills to help vets

...Two veterans' bills didn't pass the Legislature's internal deadline Thursday.One is House Bill 453 by Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, which would have exempted military-retirement pay from the state income tax. The bill stalled in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-09/ga-lawmakers-pushes-bill
Georgia lawmakers expenses detailed

ATLANTA -- When it comes to politics, Regina Quick and Ron Stephens are on the same end of the spectrum, but when it comes to claiming expenses from taxpayers, they part ways.Both are Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-06-10/georgia-lawmakers-expens
Savannah leaders prepare for growth

...moderate growth in the Savannah area, but some officials say that could be the calm before the storm. State Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, the chairman of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee, put it bluntly. "It's about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/14/met_124620.shtml
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Ga. bills seek drug test for welfare benefits

...legislation Tuesday to require anyone getting state welfare or unemployment benefits to submit to random drug tests.Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, said the employees at his pharmacies and those of most major employers must submit to drug tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-10/bills-require-drug-tests-ga-
Law will create registry

...complaint would have a tougher time going undetected under legislation designed to create a statewide drug database. Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, introduced the Georgia Prescription Monitoring Program Act to make it easier to spot cases where people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/05/met_510268.shtml
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