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Nov. 3

November 3, 2010 --

Delta fined for deceptive baggage practices Mayor, councilman defeated in Lawrenceville Ex-Polk Co. cop sentenced

MARTA overseer Chambers loses House seat

MARTA overseer Chambers loses House seat
November 3, 2010 --

Rep. Jill Chambers will be giving up her job as MARTA’s top watchdog after losing in Tuesday’s election by about 275 votes. As chair of the MARTA Oversight Committee, Chambers had questioned the transit agency’s spending on lobbyists, pay raises, consultants, fitness equipment for employees, intricate bond deals and much more. And that was all before lunchtime.

Gary Black, agriculture commissioner-elect: $154,000

Gary Black, agriculture commissioner-elect: $154,000
November 3, 2010 --

Georgia’s new agriculture commissioner, Gary Black, reported income of $154,000 in 2009 from his cattle farm in Jackson County and his job at the Georgia Agribusiness Council. He’ll earn about $120,000 as ag commissioner.