Augusta honors military veterans Wednesday

...in a prominent place for all to see," Baker said, who added that his father served two tours in Vietnam.Past State Director Pat Garret represented American Legion Post 178 during a recognition of the local veterans' organizations. He said...

Health care enrollment slows; penalties loom

...coverage in 2015 in the health insurance exchange, which was created under the Affordable Care Act. Dante McKay, state director of Enroll America, said Tuesday that he hopes Georgia at least equals that total or exceeds it for 2016.The first...

Three-year dispute with Augusta ambulance provider hits turning point

...provider after Gold Cross, represented by former Gov. Roy Barnes, successfully appealed the council's decision. State Director of Health Protection Patrick O'Neal said the council hadn't considered conflicts of interest or "economy, efficiency...

SC anti-tax groups pushing in off-session to change debate from road funding to reform

...for re-election."Before we talk about dollars, we've got to reform the system," said Dave Schwartz, the state director of Americans for Prosperity. It has joined with the Coastal Conservation League, the South Carolina Policy Council...

Nearly 10 million enrolled in Affordable Care Act

...or PeachCare even though the state did not expand Medicaid as some other states have, said Dante McKay, Georgia State Director for Enroll America. Had Georgia expanded Medicaid, another 450,000 could have gained coverage, he said.Before...

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.)

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...

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...

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...

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...