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April 8

April 8, 2011 --

Cobb EMC case generates $10M+ in legal fees UGA: No explicit process to discipline for harassment Conflict for judge in SCLC case?

April 7

April 7, 2011 --

Gambling questions slow effort to create Indian reservation Group wants licensing of reactors suspended Dawsonville backs off plans for airport authority

April 6

April 6, 2011 --

How did drugs disappear from Gwinnett cops’ safe? Lobbyists can wine, dine secretly Fired WellStar exec points to financial improprieties Ga. Senate looking at teachers’ double-dipping DeKalb school district cries foul on DA

April 5

April 5, 2011 --

Study: Recession hasn’t cut college prez’ salaries AG: Savannah Council violated Open Meetings law

Should lobbyists disclose $$$ spent on public officials’ families?

Should lobbyists disclose $$$ spent on public officials' families?
April 5, 2011 --

House Speaker David Ralston and other lawmakers learn today whether lobbyists’ spending on gifts for officials’ spouses and families must be disclosed publicly, when the State Campaign Finance Commission considers an advisory opinion on that point. An attorney close to the speaker requested the opinion Feb. 11, just a few days after a complaint was filed over a $17,280 trip to Europe for Ralston, his chief of staff and their families. A lobbyist promoting high-speed rail paid for the jaunt.

April 3

April 3, 2011 --

Frequent fast profit made off Gwinnett schools Ga. set to eliminate state funds to fight domestic violence State pensions: Who gets what is top-secret Coverage loophole leaves Gainesville couple’s child uninsured

April 2

April 2, 2011 --

Senator: Lt. gov. threatened Savannah harbor money WellStar fires back at ousted CEO Cobb schools get 30 days to answer accreditation claim

Ex-DeKalb deputy chief admits bribes, awaits sentencing

Ex-DeKalb deputy chief admits bribes, awaits sentencing
April 1, 2011 --

A former deputy DeKalb County police chief has admitted taking a businessman’s bribes. Ex-Lt. Donald E. Frank faces up to five years in federal prison. Sentencing has not been scheduled, which often means that prosecutors want to see whether a defendant can supply useful information — and, if necessary, testify — about criminal activity by others.

April 1

April 1, 2011 --

Fulton Co. chaplain retires after questions about work, pay New Cobb oversight committee closes, then opens meeting Advocates anxious over stalled assisted living bill Bill could mean major changes for DK, ATL school boards Reservoir bill goes to Gov. Deal