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Bill using sales taxes for road projects may not fly politically

A bill that would fund transportation projects through sales taxes is a moving target, lawmakers say.

March 11, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


House and Senate OK water-saving rules

Identical water conservation bills that cleared both chambers of the legislature Wednesday send a message that Georgia intends to make the most of its allocation of the resource, lawmakers say.

March 11, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


Teachers wary of pay-for-performance legislation

Some local educators are skeptical of new legislation that would link teacher pay to student performance and eliminate pay incentives for teachers studying to get advanced degrees.

March 06, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


Perdue speaks out against education cuts

Local college leaders were heartened on Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue's pledge to protect the state's public colleges from sweeping cuts that would force thousands of layoffs and steep tuition hikes.

March 04, 2010 | Amanda Woodruff | Georgia Legislature


Chancellor: Georgia's higher education at risk

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.

March 03, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Georgia Legislature


Cuts to extension, 4-H would be ‘devastating,’ officials say

If a budget scenario that slashes nearly $59 million in state funding from the University of Georgia becomes reality, half of Georgia's 158 county extension offices will go dark and 4-H programs across the state will completely disappear.

March 02, 2010 | Ashley Fielding | Georgia Legislature


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


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