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S.C. Senate takes up road funding bill at last

...regular legislative session, the Senate finally began debating a bill to fund road and bridge construction.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler used a rare procedural motion to leapfrog a filibuster on a separate bill, enabling the Senate to officially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/sc-senate-takes-road-funding-bill-l
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

...Part of Haley's criticism of the chambers' bonding packages has been over their committee approval process.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler called his amendment a more reasoned approach. If the House agrees to it, the committee - made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro
If Republicans win in 2016, look out

...I don't see a heavyweight in that group. I would go after one who has shown his stuff and mettle, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or House Speaker John Boehner. Proven quality. The GOP-controlled Congress recently put out their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-23/if-republicans-win-2016-
Bottom line

...uncivil, unprofessional and inappropriate utterances we've ever heard from a sitting U.S. senator and former Senate majority leader.The Nevada Democrat called his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell "a lump of coal," and then proceeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-17/bottom-line
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...Commerce and Manufacturers Alliance are among those calling on legislators to address South Carolina's roads now.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, urged senators to give him more time to work toward a compromise with Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
Black lawmakers celebrate legislative gains

...revenues.Senate Minority Whip Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, Democratic Caucus Chair Horacena Tate, D-Atlanta, Senate Majority Leader Steve Henson, D-Tucker, and Sen. David Lucas, D-Macon, called the DOT board resolution approved last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-20/black-lawmakers-celebrat
Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

...political analyst.One factor in their favor is the absence of the gridlock that plagues Congress, according to Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, R-Athens. Lawmakers of both parties like the Republican governor because he is willing to hear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-02/poll-favors-ga-governor-
Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

...Children's Health Care Foundation, which recently pledged $60 million to the Miami Children's Health System.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Nicklaus had a brush with polio as a teenager.McConnell said that as a fellow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-24/nicklaus-receives-congressio
Have we learned nothing?

Is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a traitor?After the Revolutionary War, we governed with the Articles of Confederation for 10 or so years. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-18/have-we-learned-nothing
Former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker says he'll be active in politics, but won't run 'at this time'

...After eight years in federal prison, a near-fatal car crash and months of keeping a low profile, former state Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker is back in the public eye and telling his story.Outwardly, Walker seems to have changed little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-03/former-georgia-sen-charles-w