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  • Charles Cary, Teachers Retirement System chief investment officer: $430,148

    November 3, 2009 --

    Cary was one of a dozen folks at the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia who made more than $200,000 in 2007-08. They include …

    Legislative wannabes ignore disclosure requirement

    Legislative wannabes ignore disclosure requirement
    November 3, 2009 --

    Candidates for the Georgia Legislature must disclose certain info about their personal finances within 15 days of qualifying for office. Apparently, no one explained that to Ron Dodson or Donzella James. Disclosure forms ask for basic information about a candidate’s job, business and real estate holdings and those of their spouses. The general idea is that voters can find out whether a politician’s public and private interests conflict. Legislators this year delined to raise the penalty for not filing, which remains at 75 bucks.

    DeKalb gives Parsons ‘full responsibility’ for school construction — at least for now

    DeKalb gives Parsons 'full responsibility' for school construction -- at least for now
    November 3, 2009 --

    Parsons, the engineering and construction firm, will oversee DeKalb County schools’ $466 million construction program for the next six weeks. After that, who knows? Parsons and Jacobs Project Management Co. will be paid $644,150 for their trouble. The firms in June won a contract for “supplemental” management, but Superintendent Crawford Lewis gave Parsons “full responsibility” for the program in an Oct. 22 letter. The company takes the reins from chief operations officer Patricia Pope, whose office is under investigation by DeKalb prosecutors.

    Nov. 3

    November 3, 2009 --

    Gwinnett appraiser, law firm in land deals linked PSC: Buses carrying Morehouse band may have operated illegally Georgia banks left out of rescue efforts, group says United Healthcare fined $750K Clayton schools can keep accreditation “Able” Mable Thomas pocket $1,500 from Norwood