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  • New bike paths spur ethics charge against DeKalb board member

    August 12, 2010 --

    A top DeKalb economic development official has a conflict of interest because he also heads a group that’s received $8 million in county payments, the DeKalb ethics board was told Wednesday night. McBrayer “is very clearly receiving a benefit from the PATH Foundation,” which has collected $8 million from DeKalb since 2004, said Brian Daughdrill, lawyer for a neighborhood group that lodged a complaint. But McBrayer’s lawyer, Elizabeth Branch, said those restrictions apply only to for-profit businesses, not non-profits: “Being a non-profit makes all the difference in the world.”





    Aug. 12

    August 12, 2010 --

    Newt Gingrich’s 2nd wife on his money woes, his philandering, his meltdown Fulton judge worked 8-hour weeks Women say judge’s groping illegal Report: 472 undocumented students at Georgia colleges Overpopulation remains a problem at Fulton Co. jail Lithonia woman: South River runoff threatens health, home Opinion: State reporting of ethics violations lacking Judge puts off […]



    Ex-speaker signs consent order over $220K fund transfer

    Ex-speaker signs consent order over $220K fund transfer
    August 12, 2010 --

    Former House Speaker Glenn Richardson has signed a consent order over his apparently unauthorized transfer of nearly $220,000 in campaign funds to a political committee under his control. The State Ethics Commission will decide whether to sign off on the consent agreement Tuesday. It is unclear whether the order would require Richardson or the MMV Alliance Fund to pay a fine.