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Georgia lawmakers need to protect taxpayers from the oppressive EPA

...meaningless and economically destructive.Our state legislators should waste no time passing legislation that protects their constituents against this federal overreach. (The writer is the Georgia state director of Americans for Prosperity.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/georgia-lawmaker
Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...concerned by any discussion of raising taxes or imposing new fees on small businesses," said Kyle Jackson, the state director. "Our members still haven't recovered fully from the Great Recession, and there's a real concern that at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-17/business-co
Ga. health exchange enrollment nears 400,000

...Wednesday that they were excited about the surge in exchange enrollment."We're ecstatic,'' said Dante McKay, state director of Enroll America. The enrollment figure "is a very strong indicator of appetite and interest in coverage."McKay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-15/ga-health-exchange-enrol
Group reaches out through lunch meetings

...with the gospel of Christ, said Robert Cook, the state director for South Carolina."We're not a church. We are...struggling alone," Cook said.David Turner, the state director for Georgia, said about 200 people were saved last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-02/group-reaches-out-throug
Jan. 1 deadine for ACA health care coverage looming

...State-by-state breakdowns are not yet available but reports are mixed so far from across Georgia, said Dante McKay, state director for Enroll America."Some places there has been a steady trickle of people seeking assistance and others not so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-13/jan-1-deadine-aca-health-car
Leaders meet on plans to fill void left by absence of navigators for helping with Obamacare enrollment

...employee from serving as a navigator, which would essentially eliminate the UGA program, said Dante McKay, the state director for Enroll America."We're trying to figure out who is going to step up to fill those shoes," said McKay, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-23/leaders-meet-plans-fill-void
Tobacco: Baseball's dangerous tradition

...schoolers said they currently use it. "We're not seeing improvement in smokeless tobacco and cigars,'' June Deen, state director of the American Lung Association in Georgia, said Wednesday. Smokeless tobacco products now come in flavors to appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-19/tobacco-baseballs-danger
Gold Cross wins Augusta EMS zone recommendation

...the second taken by the council, after Gold Cross appealed a November recommendation to award Augusta the zone. State director of health protection J. Patrick O'Neal rejected that decision, saying the council didn't consider "economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-01/gold-cross-wins-augusta-
Committee gives Gold Cross Augusta EMS zone

...nonbinding decision to give Augusta the zone using the criteria of economy, efficiency and the benefit to public welfare.State Director of Health Protection Patrick O'Neal also instructed the panel to carefully consider conflicts of interest among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-03/committee-gives-gold-cro
South Carolina social services director resigns

...morning, her office said."It has become more and more apparent to me during the past few weeks that my being the state director is causing a distraction and making it more difficult for DSS to continue the measurable improvements made to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-02/sc-social-services-director-q