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Pay for Ga. correctional officers trails South

...turnover in the state's Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice. Lawmakers on the Senate Appropriations Committee sought the audit."I'm concerned about the turnover and I'm concerned about the low pay," Juvenile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-04/pay-ga-correctional-officers
Despite reports, no decision yet on furlough reduction

...cuts in the fiscal 2013 defense budget. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a defense spending bill...expected to go up for a full vote before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.The House of Representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-31/despite-reports-no-decision-y
Corps of Engineers' report wakeup call; nation needs to develop vision for ports, Sen. Lindsey Graham says

...port infrastructure to compete with the Middle East and China," said Graham, a member of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee. "We either get our act together or we lose market share."The corps report that was requested by Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-21/corps-engineers-report-wakeup
Georgia studies public school funding changes

...Jack Hill, a Reidsville Republican who chairs one of the commission subcommittees.Hill also chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee and is aware that weak tax collections this year has left the state with little opportunity for so-called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-05/georgia-studies-public-s
Georgia legislators to spend week working on budget

...19 billion budget.Traditionally, legislators take the week following Opening Day for the House and Senate appropriations committees to meet jointly to hear from the heads of the largest agencies about needs for the coming fiscal year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-20/georgia-legislators-spend-week-work
Georgia facing spending limits, governor says

...elaborate an agenda this as we have had in previous years," Deal told a joint meeting of the House and Senate appropriation committees.Lawmakers, who can change or reject Deal's budget plans, started their own reviews Tuesday of departments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-22/georgia-facing-spending-
University System of Georgia chancellor wants faculty raises

...don't come after our weakest faculty. They come after our very best," he told members of the House and Senate appropriations committees after a presentation on the system's budget for the next fiscal year.Gov. Nathan Deal is recommending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-22/university-system-georgi
Georgia lawmakers have 3 days left

...The most watched conference committee is the one dealing with the budget. The chairmen of the House and Senate appropriations committees both say there are few disagreements, largely because there isn't much money to fight over.Other major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-23/georgia-lawmakers-have-3
Federal 'fiscal cliff' could cut billions from Georgia social programs, military funding

...national average.An estimate of the reverberations from the automatic cuts was prepared by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee. For example, it predicted a $15.5 million cut to the Head Start program resulting in 518 layoffs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-25/federal-fiscal-cliff-cou
State unlikely to raise school taxes

...for us, at least, simplification was the one area, where we were working, that we could do," said Sen. Jack Hill, a Reidsville Republican who chairs one of the commission subcommittees and the Senate Appropriations Committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-10/state-unlikely-raise-sch