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Regional commissions good and bad, audit shows

...state and federal grants, services to senior citizens and even historic preservation for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-18/regional-commissioners-g
Undocumented immigrants want in-state tuition

...they would have to convince a judge on the issue of "lawful presence."Either way, no decision is expected for about three months.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-17/undocumented-immigrant
State panel reviews renting out your house for events

...can be a short-term rental tomorrow and a residence the next day," he said.The committee's final meeting has not been scheduled.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-08/state-panel-reviews-rentin
Military pensions exempt from state taxes under lawmaker proposal

...veterans differently from someone who retires from teaching or a fireman," he said. "They had to forfeit economically in order to serve." Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-18/military-pensions-exempt
Ebola response leaves Georgia network confident

...the Georgia Hospital Association."Ebola is just one thing," he said. "We've got to use this to be ready for the next thing." Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-18/ebola-response-leaves-ge
Ga. lawmakers question lottery payouts to HOPE scholarships

...recently expanded from a state lottery to casinos."We've not seen negative impact from lotteries from casino operations," he said. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-15/ga-lawmakers-question-lo
Georgia gas-tax hike makes it a winner in federal transportation bill, congressman says

...they're getting their money's worth from it," Woodall said. Instead, both bills use what the congressman called accounting gimmicks.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/georgia-gas-tax-hike-makes
Help sought for young adult mental health

...get cost breakdowns from state agencies and then will draft recommendations to the General Assembly before it convenes again in January. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-21/help-sought-young-adult-
Stay of execution for Georgia woman on death row denied by federal and state Supreme Courts

...clemency stand, order a 90-day stay to consider the request, or it could commute Gissandaner's sentence to life with or without parole. FOLLOW WALTER JONES ON TWITTER @MORRISNEWS AND FACEBOOK OR CONTACT HIM AT WALTER.JONES@MORRIS.COM.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-29/clemency-denied-georgi
Georgia school-reform panel wants to safeguard veteran teachers

...thinking about." The commission meets again next week and plans to complete its work before the General Assembly convenes in January. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-23/georgia-school-reform-panel-wants-s