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Commission gets heated over travel budget talks

...saying the commission's 2007 travel budget had been increased by $28,000...Bowles said he didn't say the travel budget had been increased, only that...thought he was talking about the travel budget since that was the subject at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/17/cit_108882.shtml
City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Travel budget causes a fight

...Sunday attributed to Mr. Bowles about the commission's travel budget being increased next year. Mr. Bowles was referring...for Mr. Russell to recommend a revised gasoline and travel budget policy that would go before the full commission for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/12/met_108056.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Businesses are using travel alternatives

...International Inc. has cut its annual travel budget by 20 percent since 2000 and the...company based in Dalla, said its travel budget in 2004 would be flat or slightly...The company has trimmed its travel budget each of the past three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389609.shtml
Business
Sound budget, not travel, is essential

...Williams', Betty Beard's and Calvin Holland's defense of their travel to Reno, Nev., at taxpayers' expense ("Travel budget causes a fight," Dec. 12) not been so juvenile and pedantic, it would have been hysterically funny. They sounded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/14/let_108319.shtml
Letters | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Local taxes well spent

...These skinflints should know that knowledgeable taxpayers expect some travel by their elected leaders which is why a travel budget is included in the general budget each year. Also, in this case, because of the charitable nature of the trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/29/op_322779.shtml
Opinion columns
Some collegiate sports going under as budget belts tighten

...hockey team practicing on slush," Coleman said.With no plans or money to build a state-of-the-art field and a travel budget stretched to the limit, the school felt it would be easier to cut field hockey entirely. Coleman said several field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-21/some-collegiate-sports-go
Skipping the agitation cycle

...efficient, such as multi-year budgeting; agency consolidation; video conferencing, to replace half the government's travel budget and more.There are things we as individuals can do as well, including:? keep up with current events and newsmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-13/skipping-agitation-cy
Augusta commissioners Chicago-bound

...said. The trip will be paid for by the Housing and Community Development department, not from the commission's travel budget, according to City Clerk Lena Bonner.The conference "will give them an understanding or perspective that can take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-04-11/augusta-commissioners-ch
Council exceeds travel budget

AIKEN - When Aiken County Councilman Willar Hightower attended the South Carolina Association of Counties' annual conference in Hilton Head, he stayed in a one-bedroom condo near the host site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/13/met_431137.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
School board's travel money survives

...cut, though, was the board's travel budget. But at least it didn't get...Frank Dolan argued against the travel-budget increase, saying everyone else...was to cut $7,000 from the travel budget, which he said was a "drop in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/15/cit_462237.shtml
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