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Feb. 20

February 20, 2011 --

Oxendine’s 11th-hour actions assailed APS denies trying to obstruct cheating probe Electric co-op leader made his mark Clayton Co. commissioner charged with DUI Leaders: Power draws lobbyist attention Why are deputies driving for Clayton Co. chairman?

Feb. 19

February 19, 2011 --

DeKalb schools hire law firm for ex-superintendent Cobb EMC sues plaintiffs it settled with in 2008 GA ranked 8th for CO2 output Taxpayer advocate won’t fight Milton County any more

Feb. 18

February 18, 2011 --

State: ATL schools protecting those who would intimidate whistleblowers Fulton development deals labeled ‘corporate welfare’ Delta fined $2M for treatment of disabled passengers ATL councilman Willis gets ethics fine UGA prez: Harassment policy may be expanded Ralston non-committal on changes to open-government laws Proposed Warner Robins ethics code aimed at leaks

Feb. 17

February 17, 2011 --

Another APS official disparages cheating probe Newsletters show culture of offensive behavior at UGA vet school GA Conservancy’s stance on Savannah harbor riles other enviros Lobbyists supply special-interest feast for legislators Reform advocates push for stronger ethics laws Ga. congressman sics feds on Google APS ethics panel to hold hearing on board member Water shut off 2 […]

Feb. 16

February 16, 2011 --

UGA prof still teaching despite ‘deplorable’ behavior UGA harassment policy: ‘A culture of acceptance’ State monitoring Gwinnett charter school over fairness of lottery New AG pushes for tougher sunshine laws Undercover cops drank shots before APD’s Eagle raid Cobb EMA director placed on paid leave Forsyth Co. ethics chairman resigns AG to Savannah: Turn over public records […]

Feb. 15

February 15, 2011 --

Bank, FDIC sue Senate banking chairman for debts DeKalb police cut public information; commission pissed Ousted USDA worker Sherrod sues blogger Gwinnett DA: Indicted commissioner’s rights not violated DeKalb school board member steps down as budget chair ATL to review 16 schools with high test erasures Rep. Scott, ex-wife alleged substance abuse

Ga. lobbyists unite, but some want out of club

February 14, 2011 --

What, exactly, is a lobbyist? That’s the common thread in countless conversations around the Capitol these days. Full-time lobbyists are organizing a trade group so they can hang out more and project a more professional image to the public. And two other groups — smaller public-interest groups and business executives and sales representatives — say they’d rather not have to register as lobbyists, thank you very much.

Feb. 14

February 14, 2011 --

Elite Gwinnett charter school under probe again Corps keeping Savannah harbor comments anonymous A CASE for Cobb EMC reform

Feb. 13

February 13, 2011 --

APS principals allegedly urged to tell investigators to ‘go to hell’ Senate leader’s brother lands Capitol job Augusta’s rate of police shootings tops major cities’

Feb. 12

February 12, 2011 --

DFCS investigating 4 child deaths Bill seeks more accountability for struggling public defender system Mediation could end Eddie Long’s legal woes Synovus sued for fraud after NC golf development fizzles Feds: Ex-ATL cops lied about being on gamblers’ payroll DeKalb sheriff suspends 39 deputies for snow absences Austin Scott divorce papers now public

Feb. 11

February 11, 2011 --

APD won’t hinder citizens who videotape cops Deal names campaign donors to state jobs Mall restaurants failing inspections Warner Robins councilman’s case goes to governor

Feb. 10

February 10, 2011 --

Legis leaders deny Dems’ request for their own redistricting office ATL cops’ widow anxious over pension letter Audit: MARTA racked up lavish expenses Savannah to AG: No secret meetings held Scrutiny reduces CRCT test problems