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Students, officials respond to proposed university system budget cuts

Following Monday's release of a proposal to shave hundreds of millions of dollars from the University System of Georgia's budget, North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College communities are scrambling to rally against the unprecedented cuts.

March 02, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


University system budget cuts will affect many

A plan to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from the University System of Georgia's budget might mean cutting Gainesville State College's swimming program and eliminating 20 percent of the courses at North Georgia College & State University, according to a document compiled for lawmakers.

March 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


State budget worries colleges, students

As public universities scramble to meet state legislator's demands this week to slice their budgets by millions, local students are busy finding creative ways to fund their own higher education.

February 28, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


Lawmakers break to mull budget

It won't be a break involving drinks with tiny umbrellas, but state lawmakers plan to take a two-week hiatus to get their minds around a comparatively sized spending plan.

February 18, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


Private schools, students push to keep grant in budget

At 40 years old, Maureen Hewag doesn't look like the typical first-year student studying on a Monday afternoon in Brenau University's student center.

February 15, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


Hall County showcases its industry with ‘chicken’ boxes

Nearly every Georgia community gets their time to shine in the state's Capitol.

February 12, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


State House passes midyear budget

State Rep. Carl Rogers, a vice chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, may finally get to work on something else this weekend.

February 12, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


Senators want microchip safety, regulation

The technology isn't that widespread, but already the "Chips" are stacked against it.

February 07, 2010 | By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff | Georgia Legislature


School leaders oppose Perdue's proposal

Local education leaders are bristling at the latest attempt by state legislators to reform school boards and give the governor power to remove underperforming board members.

February 07, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


GOP leader proposes property tax reform

ATLANTA - A top Republican in the state Senate has proposed a wide-ranging overhaul of property taxes in Georgia.

February 01, 2010 | The Associated Press | Georgia Legislature


Area law agencies in line with profiling bill

Officials with Hall County's two biggest law enforcement agencies say they already have measures in place to prevent the racial profiling that a recently introduced state Senate bill addresses.

January 29, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Georgia Legislature


Furloughs hit state lawmakers

The two most powerful men in Georgia's legislature announced Tuesday that state legislators will join other state employees and educators who will lose days of pay for the next six months.

January 26, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


Local woman, representative push texting while driving ban

Sallie Sorohan is painfully aware of how dangerous texting while driving can be.

January 20, 2010 | Stephen Gurr | Georgia Legislature


State budget hearings will begin today

Today, state lawmakers will begin shaping a state spending plan that matches projections for the state's shrinking revenues.

January 18, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


Collins takes key role on state House appropriations committee

State Rep. Doug Collins has been named as the secretary of the state House of Representatives' appropriations' committee.

January 16, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


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