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Deal vetoes 11 bills

...implement and could have drained too much from the state budget.The Georgia Sports Commission Fund, sponsored by Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, got axed because the governor said the OneGeorgia Authority already has a way to help communities come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/deal-vetoes-11-bills
Ga. boat titles may come with new option

...according to the sponsor of legislation to allow them the option of a title like those for cars and homes.Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, is the sponsor of House Bill 356 and an avid boater. When asked Friday about the reason for the measure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/ga-boat-titles-may-come-
Bill to create titles for boat ownership in Georgia

...taxes if Georgia sets up a system all10:26owing the option of having titles like those for cars and homes.Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savan nah, is the sponsor of House Bill 356 and an avid boater. Asked on Friday about the reason for the measure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/bill-create-titles-boat-owner
State to boost local sports events

...require a commitment of millions of dollars."Clearly, you've got to bid for these events," said Committee Chairman Ron Stephens.Often bids include providing a certain number of hotel rooms for officials and competitors as well as cash contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/state-boost-local-sports
Casino, horse-racing bill introduced in Georgia Legislature

...economic development in its purist form," said the measure's sponsor, House Economic Development and Tourism Chairman Ron Stephens of Savannah.He's hopeful the site of one of those casino complexes is Hutchinson Island, Savannah's convention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/casino-horse-racing-bill-introduced
Georgia working to convince Volvo to build plant here

...newspapers that it is tied to a possible economic-development project," said Sen. Jack Hill, R-Reidsville. Rep. Ron Stephens, chairman of the House Economic Development & Tourism Committee, confirmed after the vote that the company that Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/georgia-working-convince-v
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
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...

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