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May 3

May 3, 2010 --

Second DeKalb firefighter wins job back Inmates boost rural census

Ga.’s ethics reform: Look a little closer at the fine print

May 3, 2010 --

Georgia lawmakers hail their 2010 ethics bill as a much-needed reform that toughens ethics fines and shines a brighter light on money flowing from campaign donors and lobbyists. But it always helps to read the fine print. The bill’s “reforms” including raising fines that are rarely imposed and fees that are never collected. Two sentences on local candidates’ disclosure directly contradict each other. Take a closer look at the winners and losers in this year’s bill…