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Georgia Hispanics boycott, halt work

...that would clamp down on their access to tax-paid state services and to demonstrate their contributions to the state...this month, would prohibit adults from getting most state services. It also would require police to verify the nationality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/25/met_73314.shtml
Metro
Lawmakers mull higher fees, lower teacher salaries

ATLANTA --- Georgians could hear talk of higher fees for state services, increased tuition at public colleges and cuts to salaries for teachers and other state workers when the General Assembly begins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-12-02/lawmakers-mull-higher-fe
Government | Education | Education | Government
Column: Georgia puts government on the Internet

...simulcast of Gov.-elect Roy Barnes' January inauguration represent the latest coup for GeorgiaNet, that rarest of state services that actually turns a profit. And with the ascension of Barnes, the first Georgia candidate to make effective and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/op_248550.shtml
Opinion columns
Budget issue will resurface

...have to talk about the next round of reductions, what he says will become his blueprint for maintaining adequate state services while curbing spending enough to cope with the downturn. "This is a budget year," Mr. Barnes said recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/13/met_332707.shtml
Metro
Williams considering another run for state senate

...officially do."We need somebody in Atlan ta who's going to support Augusta. Get Augusta up on the map. Some of the state services need to be done in Augusta," Williams said, mentioning the need for more state government offices to be in Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-05-20/williams-consi
Bill would make state services English-only

COLUMBIA - The head of South Carolina's Senate has a message he wants to send to non-English-speaking immigrants looking to use government services here: No hablamos espanol.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/17/met_177113.shtml
Metro
Georgia's illegals growing

...the demands the illegals put on state services. The more money spent providing...One thing would be to reduce state services available to them, yet not all...state constitution to prohibit all state services to illegals. As noted above...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/26/edi_6149.shtml
Editorials
Budget helps those in need

...by the House on Wednesday. The spending plan also raises pay for thousands of law enforcement employees, opens up state services for hundreds of residents currently on waiting lists and sprinkles millions of dollars on local projects across the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/met_68320.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
New law is protective, not oppressive

...outlawed in California," Sept. 3). California's Republican governor signed a law that protects citizens requiring state services such as police, fire protection, financial aid, social services and food stamps. It is in the interest of all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/11/let_95973.shtml
Letters
Health care costs for poor draining Georgia budget

...especially the old and disabled.The program is gobbling up more and more of the state budget, crowding out other state services. The possible savings are estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars.The elderly only make up 8 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-21/health-care-costs-poor-d