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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
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
Georgia's community hospitals under scrutiny

...Spencer's reputation as a maverick may weaken the chances of his proposals passing, but Mullis' chairmanship of the Senate Rules Committee could offset that. Every bill must pass through Mullis' committee to become law.Hospital officials say there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-31/ga-community-hospitals-u
Curbs sought for last-minute lawmaking in Georgia

...down such a rule.It remains unclear whether the proposal will find much support from Republican leaders. The Senate Rules Committee recently rejected McKoon's proposal to post notice of all conference committee meetings before they happen and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/curbs-sought-last-minute-lawmaking-
Georgia state Sen. Don Balfour indicted

...McDonough said.Balfour's case was particularly troubling since he previously served as chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, which was supposed to set up a panel to scrutinize the expenses filed by Senate lawmakers. Georgia's lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-27/ga-state-senator-indic
Grand jury indicts Georgia state Sen. Balfour

...McDonough said.Balfour's case was particularly troubling since he previously served as chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, which was supposed to set up a panel to scrutinize the expenses filed by Senate lawmakers. Georgia's lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-27/grand-jury-indicts-georgia-st
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
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