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Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...The Constitution's structure of dual sovereignty, by limiting the power of both the federal government and the state governments, has served our nation well for more than 235 years. President Obama is recklessly violating the structural protections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-26/rule-law-must-tr
Ga. attorney general won't fight Supreme Court ruling if it allows gay marriage

...defended Georgia's own gay-marriage ban in a federal case that is still pending, said that he merely represents state government in court and doesn't try to make policy himself.Without naming names, Olens rejected the practice of trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-22/ga-attorney-general-wont
How do you get the governor to sign your bill? (Be polite)

...polite and respectful. Honestly, I think everyone in state government tries to do what they think is right," she said...know their needs and interests are represented in state government, and their opinions matter."Follow Walter Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/how-do-you-get-governor-
FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

...proposal that will require Georgia to do the impossible or face the loss of disaster relief funds. Specifically, state governments will be required to assess the risk of future disasters in a changing climate. FEMA HAS SOLICITED public comments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-04/fema-wants-georg
Columbia County Library to teach civics class for non-English-speakers

People from around the world can learn more about the United States government, culture and civic duties in an upcoming class at the Columbia County Library.The civics and citizenship course is an extension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-13/columbia-county-library-t
Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

...This is Deal's highest approval rating since 2012 and is evidence that his business-like approach to running state government is one that the pubic recognizes and appears to appreciate," said pollster Matt Towery, founder of InsiderAdvantage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-02/poll-favors-ga-governor-
Why keep feeding the hatred?

...New York.The protesters found a sympathetic and vocal supporter in the Obama administration and in the Missouri state government, as well as Ferguson-area law enforcement agencies. They have seen concerned, understanding and even supportive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-14/why-keep-feeding-hatr
Georgia working to convince Volvo to build plant here

...popped on the scene with the introduction of legislation giving a preference to Georgia-based carmakers when the state government is supplying its own fleet. When the Georgia Business Act was introduced Feb. 9 and cosponsored by Deal's floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/georgia-working-convince-v
Georgia House Speaker Ralston hopes for quick vote on medical marijuana bill

...hasn't made up his mind about the bill from state Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus.McKoon's bill would forbid state government from infringing on religious beliefs unless the government can prove it has a compelling interest. It doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/georgia-house-speaker-ralston
February jobless rate down for Augusta metro area

...the state reported. Most of the job gains were for professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, state government, education and health services.Among metro areas, Gainesville had the lowest area jobless rate at 5.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-26/february-jobless-rate-down