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Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

...Williams and Golden on Thursday in making impassioned pleas for approval of the SB 397. The bill now goes to the Senate Rules Committee before heading to the Senate floor.Also voting in favor of the legislation was Sen. Charlie Bethel, R-Dalton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-21/ga-panel-backs-autism-co
Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Carroll County officials like Carrollton Mayor Wayne Garner and Sen. Jeff Mullis of Chickamauga, chair of the Senate Rules Committee."As we approach the runoff, we will need the continued prayers, support, and encouragement that all of you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-18/endorsements-g
Analysis: July 31 vote referendum on Ga. leadership

...on a $17,000 trip to Europe to view high-speed trains at the expense of a lobbyist.The chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, Don Balfour, R-Snellville, is being investigated by his colleagues for claiming a Senate daily-work expense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-16/analysis-july-31-vote-re
Vote adds to pressure for Georgia lobbying cap

...might favor the passage of a lobbying cap in the Senate. This year, McKoon's bill was assigned straight to the Senate Rules Committee, a sign that legislative leaders wanted to defeat it. The bill never got out of the Rules Committee and failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-04/vote-adds-pressure-georg
GBI starts probe into expense reports filed by state Sen. Balfour

...least of all from me," McKoon said.Balfour is among the senior Republicans in the Senate. He chairs the Senate Rules Committee, a powerful group that decides which bills get a vote on the Senate floor.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-11/gbi-starts-probe-expense-repo
Lawmakers get luxury-box tickets to Georgia Dome before vote on new stadium

...biggest recipient of Georgia Dome giveaways is state Sen. Don Balfour, a Snellville Republican who chairs the Senate Rules Committee. He accepted $2,388 in tickets since 2010, state records show.House Speaker David Ralston accepted $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-13/lawmakers-get-luxury-box
Senators split on letting local voters decide

...Senate committee meeting when it was passed to the Senate Rules Committee with a favorable recommendation. That is where...Balfour, R-Snellville, the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, said last week that he polled Republican voters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Georgia lawmakers face looming deadline on ethics proposals

...close-lipped about it, saying only that he is confident the Senate will pass some form of ethics legislation. The Senate Rules Committee will hear testimony, not vote, during the meeting Tuesday morning."I would think there will probably be some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-15/georgia-lawmakers-face-l
Georgia businesses don't get all they want from legislators

...have also made picketing illegal in residential areas. This year's version has passed the House and is in the Senate Rules Committee awaiting a vote by the full Senate. It might have passed sooner, but it is being held as a bargaining chip to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-23/georgia-businesses-dont-ge
Sunday liquor debate looms

...debating and voting on whether to let local communities allow the sale of packaged alcohol on Sunday afternoons. The Senate Rules Committee added Senate Bill 10 to the list of 47 bills and four resolutions up for consideration on Crossover Day, a internal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-15/sunday-liquor-debate-looms
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