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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Johnson proposes expanded federal authority to investigate officer-involved shootings

Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for March 1, 2015.

Gwinnett updating 2030 Unified Plan to account for recession

Gwinnett County officials are planning an update to their 2030 Unified Plan.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Woodall, Isakson and Perdue blast Obama over Keystone veto

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for Feb. 26, 2015.

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Presumed presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks at GMC Foundation gala

Presumed presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson spoke Saturday at the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation’s annual donor appreciation gala.

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Parental rights bill sponsored by Unterman passes Senate

The bill would aid parents who have to temporarily surrender custody.

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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.

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