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Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...flag on the Capitol grounds in Columbia, pressure on Georgia officials ratcheted up to reconsider symbols in this state.House Speaker David Ralston hopes an agreement can be reached by Georgia groups on both sides without the need for legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-26/confederate-symbol-debat
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...flag's removal."Last week's terrorizing act of violence shook the very core of every South Carolinian," State House Speaker Jay Lucas said earlier Monday. "Moving South Carolina forward from this terrible tragedy requires a swift resolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham makes move toward presidential run

...has been a close ally of Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee who lost to Obama.Former state House Speaker David Wilkins will head Graham's organization. Wilkins was chairman of President George W. Bush's 2004 campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/south-carolina-sen-linds
NJ Gov. Chris Christie visits South Carolina

...and the District of Columbia.Earlier in the day, he attended a private fundraiser in Wilmington, N.C., for state House Speaker Thom Tillis, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in November.Christie appeared with Tillis at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/nj-gov-chris-christie-visits-south-
House speaker touts state's pro-business climate at Chamber event

...this upcoming session, continuing to push policies that promote business and the creation of jobs in Georgia, state House Speaker David Ralston told local leaders on Tuesday.The Blue Ridge, Ga., Republican was the keynote speaker at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-05/house-speaker-touts-stat
12 S.C. legislators stayed at Charleston Place during 5-day conference

...at the hotel. The information came through an open-records request.Legislators say the annual gathering for state House speakers and their staffers from across the country was a boon for the tourism-dependent city.The dozen South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-27/12-sc-legislators-stayed-char
Former state House speaker charged with having gun at Atlanta airport

A former speaker of the Georgia House faces charges of having a gun at a security checkpoint in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, court records show.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-25/former-state-house-speaker-ch
Augusta Administrator Fred Russell gets warm welcome at Good Government forum

...Scofield said, "He explained things without stepping on toes or naming names."Nan Connell, wife of longtime state House Speaker Pro Tem Jack Connell, said she made a point of coming to hear Russell speak."It was very enlightening," she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-09-13/augusta-administrator-fr
Connell chose to stay, fight on D-Day

...he spent 26 years as speaker pro tem for the Georgia House of Representatives, a record unmatched by any other state House speaker in the country."No one could say anything bad about Jack Connell," Lynn said during an earlier interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-06-05/connell-chose-stay-fight-d-da
Plenty to hate about GREAT

...of tires or a new sweater. Sound like a good idea to you? Of course not. And that's precisely why Republican state House Speaker Glenn Richardson's proposed tax plan is such a rotten idea. Under what he calls the GREAT plan, the important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/11/edi_152023.shtml
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