Fri., June 29, 2012 12:00pm
Two Democrats want to be the one to take on GOP Congressman Jack Kingston in the fall. The Savannah incumbent's district recently was redrawn to include more of his heavily-Democatic city.
Thu., March 1, 2012 4:00pm
When Newt Gingrich campaigns in coastal Georgia, it'll be an unusual stump for a presidential candidate. The state's largest metropolitan area, Atlanta, usually gets the appearances of would-be presidents, while the rest of the state watches from afar. But don't take it personally. It's all about money.
Fri., December 23, 2011 8:44am
An appropriations bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives includes $588,000 in construction funds for the Army Corps of Engineers to advance the deepening of the Savannah Harbor. Officials said the shift from planning to implementation is critical for keeping the project on schedule.
Wed., September 28, 2011 9:56am
Some of Georgia's House Republicans say an early presidential primary could make the state a player in the 2012 election. U.S. Representatives Phil Gingrey and Jack Kingston say an early primary could be advantageous depending on the race's dynamics.
Tue., August 16, 2011 4:36pm
U.S Representatives Jack Kingston and John Barrow are both from Savannah. One's a Democrat. One's a Republican. But they're both watching the redistricting process closely. Each has much to lose.
Thu., December 2, 2010 5:08pm
U-S Congressman Jack Kingston is angling to fill a powerful post in the House G-O-P leadership. Kingston is one-of-three Republicans who want the position of Appropriations Committee Chair. It has huge influence over the federal budget. Kingston, however, has to get by two more senior House members.
Wed., November 3, 2010 9:11am
Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night with a few exceptions.
Wed., October 27, 2010 2:59pm
Georgia's Congressional delegation could gain a subcommittee chairmanship if Republicans take control of the US House next week. Savannah Republican Jack Kingston says, he's waiting until after the election to think about the likelihood of his wielding the gavel of the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee after a GOP takeover.
Thu., September 2, 2010 4:13pm
The head of the Georgia Ports Authority says, Georgia won't be able to finish a critical harbor deepening project in time for an expansion at the Panama Canal. Larger ships will be sailing through the canal in 2014 and ports officials wanted Savannah's harbor deepened to accomodate larger ships before then.
Tue., August 31, 2010 2:30pm
US Representative Jack Kingston wants to lower the drinking age for men and women serving in the military. The Republican, who represents Georgia’s 1st Congressional district that spans Savannah to Valdosta, is co-sponsoring a bill. It would allow service members age 18 and up to buy beer or wine on base if it’s consumed on-site.