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Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

...national debate about the use of private probation services, one covered by national media and a recent U.S. Senate committee meeting.In the federal lawsuit filed in Brunswick, attorney John "Jack" Long again challenges the constitutionality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/sentinel-named-14th-ci
Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

...congressional districts and one at-large ? and those members would choose a leader for the agency. A joint House and Senate committee would decide whether the nominees were qualified, and the Senate would have to confirm them.The Senate Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/senate-republicans-offer
South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A Senate committee replaced a bill to get more money for South Carolina roads with its own version Tuesday, but not before a surprising and testy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/south-carolina-senate-pa
New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...2013. So far, about $140 million has been collected.The legislation signed Monday came out of a joint House-Senate committee put together just to study the issue and recommend funding. The Senate co-chairman, Steve Gooch, said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
Senate panel wants SLED to handle shootings by police

...up with a cut," Keel said. "Cer tainly,there's no way we could investigate every one of those."The full Senate committee could discuss whether the proposal should have the attorney general, instead of a local prosecutor, review the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/senate-panel-wants-sled-handl
Vaccine bill frightening

...was opposed. It was heartbreaking to hear story after story of vaccine injury both to children and adults.The Senate Committee on Health obviously had made up their minds how to vote before hearing the testimony. Most ignored the pleas of families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-10/vaccine-bill-frightening
Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

...under legislation that a joint legislative panel considered Monday.In an uncommon joint meeting of the House and Senate committees on insurance and labor, the lawmakers heard a proposal to cut from five years down to two the length of time workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/proposal-would-cut-time-su
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...and sickle cell anemia. The Senate committee deleted fibromyalgia but left...Unterman, the chairwoman of the Senate committee, had to warn the packed hearing...contradictory scientific studies.The Senate committee substitute, like Peake's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

...Ralston was comparing the thinking behind the House version of a sweeping transportation-funding bill to what a Senate committee proposed Wednesday. The two versions differ in many ways, mostly with the Senate setting a nickel lower per-gallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/gas-tax-change-would-hit
Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

...will make a pitch to a powerful Senate committee later this week to meld two...have a bill voted out of the Senate committee Thursday," Peake told The...governor."He said he hopes the Senate committee refrains from making too many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-16/georgia-lawmakers-set-co