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Rep. Woodall snags committee seats

The Gwinnett Republican joins subcommittees for highways and aviation.

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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson takes aim at grand jury process in police shootings

Johnson, who represents parts of Gwinnett, has introduced a bill that would eliminate local district attorneys and grand juries on police shooting cases.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Gwinnett Republicans to elect precinct officers

Elections will also be held for delegates and alternates to the Gwinnett GOP county convention.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressmen vote to prohibit funding for President’s immigration plan

Two of Gwinnett’s three representatives in the House voted in favor of H.R. 240.

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Hice: I’m not here to fight our party, I’m here to fight Obama

New congressman defends recent Boehner vote, says he is working to advance conservative agenda.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Norcross man announces plans to challenge Woodall

Sam Beaver said he intends to run as an Independent.

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BOC adopts $1.42 billion budget for 2015

The budget includes a 4 percent pay-for-performance increase for county employees.

WEB STORIES OF THE YEAR: Most-viewed stories on the Daily Post website in 2014

A look at the most-viewed stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website in 2014.

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STORIES OF THE YEAR: A look at Gwinnett's top headlines in 2014

Reflecting on the county’s biggest stories of the past year.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Budget vote, numerous political meetings scheduled for January

After a break for the holidays, political parties and government will resume meetings next month.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressman shares holiday greetings

Rep. Rob Woodall said holiday season is a time to remember core values shared as a community.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Woodall to serve on transportation committee

The committee is tasked with oversight of the nation’s transportation and water infrastructure.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: ‘Redshirt freshmen’ prepare for legislative session

Gwinnett legislators Chuck Efstration and Dewey McClain recently attended new member orientation.

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Woodall: ‘I see nothing but better things ahead for America’

Seventh District Congressman Rob Woodall was the guest speaker at the annual Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon.

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Scheduled county water rate increase canceled

Planned rate increase will not go into effect, “modest” increase expected in 2017.


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