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Georgia senators back halting IRS targeting

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., joined 37 of their Republican colleagues in co-sponsoring legislation to stop the Internal Revenue Service from implementing its proposal to curtail the political activities of 501(c)(4) groups.

February 13, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Kingston to hold day office in Rincon

A representative from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during Tuesday's congressional day office.

February 10, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Hill sounds optimistic tone on economic outlook

STATESBORO - The Port of Savannah deepening is closer to becoming reality, and Georgia's economy appears to be recovering at a noticeably faster clip than the nation's overall.

February 06, 2014 | By Jason Wermers | Georgia's elected


Chambliss visits Georgia Guard in Afghanistan

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, toured Camp Phoenix in Afghanistan to meet with Guardsmen in the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from Macon.

February 03, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Chambliss inducted into Georgia Peanut Hall of Fame

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., was inducted Thursday into the Peanut Hall of Fame by the Georgia Peanut Commission.

January 16, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Nunn making a name as a candidate

STATESBORO - When Sam Nunn ran for U.S. Senate in 1972, he wasn't well-known across Georgia.

January 13, 2014 | By Jason Wermers | Georgia's elected


Kingston back in Congress with eyes on a Senate seat

Jack Kingston is back in Washington, D.C., as Congress resumes its 113th session. But he's been pulling a lot of double duty as a sitting member of the House of Representative and an active candidate for a U.S. Senate seat.

January 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected


GOP sets debate dates for Senate candidates

The Georgia Republican Party will host seven debates throughout Georgia for candidates seeking the U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

January 07, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Lawmakers back Ogeechee settlement

State lawmakers said Thursday morning they were happy with the agreement reached between a Screven County textile plant and an environmental group over the Ogeechee River's future.

December 05, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected


Challengers to Deal emerging

Gov. Nathan Deal will have at least one challenger in the Republican primary for his re-election bid.

November 18, 2013 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Deal touts economic successes

HINESVILLE - Gov. Nathan Deal touched on job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the Port of Savannah expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit Wednesday to Liberty County.

October 24, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier | Georgia's elected


Governor, lawmakers applaud passage of WRRDA bill

Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday's U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a "breakthrough moment" in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor.

October 24, 2013 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Kingston to hold day office at Rincon City Hall

A representative from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming congressional day office.

September 23, 2013 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Senators: No waivers for unions

U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., have co-sponsored the Union Bailout Prevention Act, which would prevent the Obama administration from granting unions' request for special Affordable Care Act premium tax subsidies for union members' health care plans.

September 16, 2013 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Barrow says Capitol Hill still up to its old tricks

Here is a snapshot of what Congress has to deal with between now and Oct. 1.

August 26, 2013 | By Jason Wermers | Georgia's elected


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Governor authorizes sales tax holidays

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and Energy Star and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Deal looking into cannabis oil treatment trials

Gov. Nathan Deal has started an effort that could find a safe and legal use of cannabis oil by Georgia children suffering from epileptic disorders. The governor also announced that he and the Department of Human Services will launch pilot projects for public-private partnerships in the state's foster care system.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


New law gives tax credit for AFVs

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 348, legislation that creates a new tax credit for Georgians who choose to purchase and operate alternative fuel trucks or buses.

April 07, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


Deal proposes changes to keep rural hospitals open

Gov. Nathan Deal, in partnership with the Department of Community Health, announced three new proposals planned to improve rural access to health care.

March 20, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


A challenger for Burns, no opposition for Hitchens

One of Effingham County's two state representatives appears to be headed back to Atlanta for another two-year term.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


State legislators honor Chambliss

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., was recognized earlier this month with resolutions adopted in the Georgia State Senate and the Georgia House of Representatives for his service to the state of Georgia and the nation. Chambliss addressed both chambers upon receiving his recognition at the state Capitol in Atlanta on Feb. 10.

February 24, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


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