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They can't all be traitors

...majorities for legislation" that would "impose new sanctions on Iran or give Congress review power over a nuclear deal."Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is proposing to give Congress 60 days to reject or approve any deal with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/they-cant-all-be-trai
Harry Reid won't seek re-election

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced this...bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.Reid...lost his role as majority leader - the Senate's top job - when November's elections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/harry-reid-wont-seek-re-elec
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...has been piling up like trees from last year's ice storm. The hard part is deciding what's most pertinent. Former state Senate Major ity Leader Charles Walker talks about why the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was set up the way it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...medical marijuana law after the state Senate passed a sweeping bill Tuesday that would...to treat eight medical conditions.The Senate passed a substitute measure to a House...the full House for tweaking, since the Senate substitute deleted Fibromyalgia from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Georgia Senate passes ride sharing bill that apparently will let Uber, Lyft keep operating

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate on Thursday passed a slightly tweaked substitute measure to a House...where the process will be phased out, Powell said."We applaud the Senate for clearing the bill (Thursday) and sending it back to the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-26/georgia-senate-passes-ride
Bill to allow secrecy for execution drug sellers in South Carolina dies in Senate committee

...the names of companies that sell execution drugs to South Carolina died Thursday in a Senate committee, but the idea remains alive in the Legislature.The Senate Corrections and Penology Committee voted 7-7 on the bill Thursday, preventing it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-26/bill-allow-secrecy-execu
Allen: 'balanced budget first step toward fiscal responsibility'

...extension of one of his first acts in Congress ? to cosponsor a balanced budget amendment.The legislation, much of which the Senate endorsed in a similar measure Friday, would cut $5.5 trillion in government spending, mostly through reductions in non-defense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/allen-balanced-budget-first-
SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill Wednesday...veto it.A 16-7 vote sent to the Senate floor a bill that increases the state's...income taxes. Earlier Wednesday, the Senate Transportation Committee postponed voting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/sc-senators-advance-bill-raises-800
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...rancorous debate, Georgia's powerful Senate Health and Human Services Committee on...Parkinson's disease and sickle cell anemia. The Senate committee deleted fibromyalgia but left the rest.The measure now goes to the full Senate.Peake said he was disappointed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Ga. Senate passes spending plan

ATLANTA ? The Senate overwhelmingly approved its spending...for inmates before they're released.Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Hill, R-Reidsville...said.That's one reason all of the Senate Democrats opposed the transportation-funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/ga-senate-passes-spendin