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Kinder Morgan official says Palmetto Pipeline will get built

...lobbyists are at least five who have previously worked in state government, some in high positions. In April, the Palmetto...Troutman Sanders Strategies, a firm where former state government workers abound. Among those registered to lobby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-15/kinder-morgan-official-s
Georgia gas-tax hike makes it a winner in federal transportation bill, congressman says

...big new bridge inside the (Atlanta) Perimeter," he said.The House bill begins a shift toward having local and state government raise the funds to maintain highways and concentrating federal money on infrastructure expansion. By Georgia raising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/georgia-gas-tax-hike-makes
July unemployment rises slightly for Augusta metro area

...in June and 8.4 percent in July a year ago.The number of jobs in Augusta decreased by 500 mostly in local and state government, retail and transportation.Despite the losses in July, the Labor Department reported that the metro area has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/july-unemployment-rises-sl
Virginia TV staffers killed on air; co-worker suspect now dead

...allegations could be corroborated."We think they were fabricated," the station manager said.Dan Dennison, now a state government spokesman in Hawaii, was the WDBJ news director who hired Flanagan in 2012 and fired him in 2013, largely for performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-26/virginia-tv-staffers-kille
California measure fails to create green jobs

...fairly common, but accountability boards that don't meet at all are a big problem," said Douglas Johnson, a state government expert at Claremont McKenna College in Southern California.The State Energy Commission, which oversees Proposition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-17/california-measure-fails-c
Legislature to ask state's high court to withdraw deadlines on education funding case

...willing to discuss an adjustment."I think everybody's going to benefit by a timeline, including members of state government," Epps said Fri day. "It makes the body focused."One of the court's deadlines has already come and gone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-19/legislature-ask-states-high-court-w
Record-breaking fund-raiser reflects community's pride in university

...are grateful for the generosity of those who work hard every day to make this university great, and of alumni, state government leaders, community leaders and friends who have joined us in those efforts. As we continue our exciting journey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-18/record-breaking-
Issues that drew me into state House election already are being addressed

...includes parts of Columbia and Richmond counties. Those folks have been beaten up by a seemingly out-of-touch state government and by a dysfunctional local government in Augusta. For example, when the University System of Georgia Board of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-26/issues-drew-me-s
Georgia share of federal spending near bottom

...president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think tank well respected among Republican leaders in state government. "We should spend more time encouraging Congress to devolve more programs to the states than fighting for greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-06/georgia-share-federal-sp
Immigrants sue Ga. over driver licenses

ATLANTA - A group of immigrants whose legal residency is disputed sued Georgia's state government Monday for refusing to issue them driver's licenses. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the federal lawsuit accuses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/immigrants-sue-ga-over-drive