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Georgia lawmaker describes a 'screwed-up mess'

ATLANTA -- A handful of House and Senate committees holding an unusual joint meeting Thursday learned that expert opinion is divided about the possible impact on the state's economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-26/georgia-lawmaker-describ
Senators consider how to attract, keep teachers in South Carolina

...and strengthening student loan programs as a way to elevate the profession in South Carolina.The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony Tuesday on how the state can encourage more students to become public school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/senators-consider-how-attract-keep-
Isakson touts VA overhaul as answer to Augusta's problems

...people to positions within the system that had the same level of pay," said Isakson, a 10-year member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. "That's not discipline. That's not accountability. They have that authority now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/isakson-touts-va-overhaul-an
NCAA Presi­dent Mark Emmert calls for 'scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON - NCAA Presi dent Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-09/ncaa-presi-dent-mark-emme
PBS looks at Nixon's resignation through prism of 'The Dick Cavett Show'

...Nixon aides John Ehrlichman, Alexander Haig, G. Gordon Liddy and Jeb Magruder, as well as several members of the Senate committee investigating the case.Cavett's show even taped a special edition from the room where the Senate hearings were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-03/pbs-looks-nixons-resignation
Rants & Raves

...global warming, Harry Reid applies himself to changing the Washington Redskins name, Sen. Claire McKaskell and a Senate committee calls Dr. Oz to Washington to reprimand him for his recommendation of diet pills. The Mideast is in shambles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-30/rants-raves
Official: Augusta VA not involved in recent investigation

...agency's Phoenix hospital that led to 40 veteran deaths.Last week, Acting Inspector General Richard Griffin told a Senate committee at least 10 new allegations of manipulated waiting times and other problems have been identified within the VA. On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/official-augusta-va-not-invo
A valid veto

...provisions that could have prevented abusive tactics or increased public accountability were stripped from the bill in a Senate committee headed by Sen. Jesse Stone, R-Waynesboro, a state court judge candidate who has political ties to the private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-06/valid-veto
Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

Less than a week before a Senate committee stripped a bill of provisions that limited the fees private probation companies can charge, the owner of such a firm wrote a letter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/senator-received-suppo
Ethics reform bill dies on last day of SC session

...change the system of the House and Senate overseeing their colleagues' campaign filings.Currently, House and Senate committees handle ethics complaints against their current and former members, while the state Ethics Commission oversees all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-19/ethics-reform-bill-dies-last-