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Lawmakers give doctors Medicaid boost

...millions of dollars into the state budget for a pay raise to deliver services to Medicaid patients.The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a budget that awards $5.9 million in state funds for a Medicaid pay raise to ob/gyns, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-19/lawmakers-give-doctors-m
Ga. Senate panel passes budget

ATLANTA - The Senate Appropriations Committee has unanimously approved an $18.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year.Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jack Hill said Monday exploding growth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-28/ga-senate-panel-passes-budge
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...Savannah River Site for fiscal 1999. The funding recommendation, to be considered Thursday by the full Senate Appropriations Committee, is an important first step toward avoiding layoffs and getting new missions for the site, said U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/met_230090.shtml
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Board agrees to bill

...statewide elected officials, was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee after a lobbying effort from House leaders...get expenses and office allowances. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved legislation earlier this week to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/met_256517.shtml
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Bad health care news for school workers

...bus drivers and cafeteria workers.DCH Commissioner Clyde Reese, speaking Tuesday to the joint House and Senate Appropriations Committee, cited a "fairly large deficit" that the state incurs for covering these school workers. He put the figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/bad-health-care-news-sch
Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...debt-service idea, it has its critics.Sen. Horacena Tate, D-Atlanta, is one of them. A member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, she said Friday that she's ready to stand in the way of the proposal because of what it would do to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
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
Senate plan sheds some local projects

...divided between the Senate and the House. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Friday approved a $17.4 billion spending...or brian.basinger@morris.com. The Senate Appropriations Committee gave its approval Friday to its own version...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/12/met_447146.shtml
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Senate panel passes cuts for museum

...from what Georgia taxpayers contribute to the children's science museum in Augusta. On Wednesday, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1. Republicans controlling the Senate reduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/10/met_475505.shtml
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