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Georgia revenues not enough for big projects

...years and fund new initiatives, but didn't offer any specifics.Monday, the chairmen of the House and Senate appropriations committees said in separate interviews that not much money will be available for starting big projects."Healthcare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-11/georgia-revnues-not-enou
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
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
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
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
Georgia jails have empty beds after state reduced sentences

...in county jails across Georgia, 10,000 of them are vacant, he told a joint meeting of the House and Senate appropriations committees."I've never seen before a situation where over 10,000 county jail beds are empty," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-23/georgia-jails-have-emp
Georgia's poor schools hurt industry recruitment, lawmakers told

...Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey told lawmakers Wednesday.But the same joint meeting of the House and Senate appropriations committees also heard of positive developments on the jobs front.Cummiskey reported that the Department of Economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-24/georgias-poor-schools-hurt