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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
Kentucky clerk to face judge after defying courts on gay marriage

...resign. The Kentucky County Clerk's Association has proposed legislation to make marriage licensing a function of state government, relieving clerks of the burden.Beshear said again Tuesday that the Supreme Court has settled the case and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/kentucky-clerk-face-judge-after-def
Hunger Awareness month begins

...With the collaborative efforts of the public, private and charitable sector, we can solve this issue."Within state government, the programs mostly distribute money the federal government appropriates to the state.The state and federal governments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/hunger-awareness-month-begin
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
Enough to make you sick

...Medicaid has never been easy, and Obamacare only makes it harder. But it will have to happen."If federal and state governments do not change this destructive cycle, America's health system will increasingly become a two-tier system in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-01/enough-make-you-sick
June unemployment rises slightly for Augusta metro area

...June a year ago.The number of jobs in Augusta decreased by 2,400, mostly in education and health services, state government, manufacturing and construction. Despite the losses in June, the Labor Department reported that the metro area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/june-unemployment-rises-sl
How much is enough?

...end to government largesse? How much is enough? Not only do "we the people" have to deal with the federal and state governments demanding more and more, but our local governments come to extort money from us also.How much is enough? Government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-24/how-much-enough
Augusta-area jobs decline in June

...sector, which includes teachers and aides, declined by 1,400 jobs in June, according to data released Thursday. State government, construction and manufacturing also lost jobs in June.In total, there were 2,400 net fewer jobs in June than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/augusta-area-jobs-decline-