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...

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...

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...

Charlotte Howerton

...actively involved in the National Campers and Hicker's Association for twenty plus years, where they served as state directors and national directors. Even after her husband's death, Charlotte would drive the motor home to camp grounds across...

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...

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...

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...