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Nebraksa governor vetoes bill to abolish state's death penalty

...could be trusted to manage it.But some lawmakers said they still believed the veto could be sustained - and at least one senator who previously voted for the repeal said Tuesday he had changed his mind."You wouldn't see an effort like this if all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-26/nebraksa-governor-vetoes-bill-aboli
Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

Former state senator Joey Brush Jr., who died from a motorcycle accident on May 7, loved music so much that in 2002 he made a nine-song cassette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/ramblin-rhodes-former
They Way We Were: 1970

...fell when city native Carl Sanders, the former Georgia governor, lost a re-election bid to a smiling south Georgia state senator named Jimmy Carter."My biggest asset is I'm not a politician," Carter told an Augusta campaign crowd.That would change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/they-way-we-were-1970
Group stopped from desegregating war memorial sues South Carolina

...bly shouldn't have that power over local matters and that the 15-year-old law is unconstitutional.The fight has one senator who pushed for the protection of monuments to help get the Confederate flag off the dome regretting that he fell victim to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/group-stopped-desegregating-w
SC senator filibusters abortion bill over exceptions

...to force him from the podium. Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Charleston, said the bill is likely dead for the year."The very senator who likes to proclaim himself as the most pro-life member of this body" has just ensured the bill's defeat, Grooms said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-14/sc-senator-filibusters-a
US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

...H. - The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill...first woman in the nation to serve as both governor and U.S. senator when she was elected to Congress in 2008. She contrasted the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/us-senator-says-its-time-p
Senator drafts stricter bill on cannabis oil

ATLANTA - A senator said Monday that he has filed a new bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in Georgia that would avoid legal problems that could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/senator-drafts-stricter-
South Carolina Senate makes little progress on 3rd day of budget talks

...budget he was to discuss. They agreed he could take the floor again when it came back up, but opportunity never came for the senator. He had worn extra comfortable shoes for the occasion, but he left the chamber while the sun was shining and still had a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/south-carolina-senate-ma
Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be a political win for Manny Pacquiao

...enhances his political viability" and could help him win as senator in elections next year.Two popular athletes have been elected...Pacquiao to run in next year's election for governor instead of senator for practical reasons ? he will most likely be unopposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-10/loss-floyd-mayweathe
Too sudden an end

...productive, memorable career in the Georgia General Assembly. He served four years as a representative and eight years as a senator before leaving office in 2004. His effectiveness on the legislative floor gave his constituents a strong voice of leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-08/too-sudden-end