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Ethics probe sought Deal documents

Ethics probe sought Deal documents
August 31, 2011 --

The state’s top two ethics investigators were preparing in June to serve subpoenas on Gov. Nathan Deal, his chief of staff and other associates in connection with Deal’s 2010 campaign when one investigator’s salary was cut and the other’s job was eliminated. Drafts of subpoenas prepared, but never served, by the staff of the state ethics commission raise questions about $322,000 the campaign paid to companies that Deal owns or has an interest in, or to businesses controlled by his associates.

Aug. 31

August 31, 2011 --

Tech: Professors owe $2M for double dipping Hosea Feed the Hungry may lose religious tax break Trial lawyers object to proposed ban on open records requests Former Beazer CFO gives back $1.4M in fraud suit Audit: 85 ATL police officers lost arrest powers Rewrite of Georgia’s sunshine laws on track AG wraps up Clayton Co. […]

Aug. 30

August 30, 2011 --

JQC report outlines case against ex-Columbus judge Sitting Columbus judge says local attorney at center of corruption probe Augusta city officials grilled over retroactive pay raises Calls come for independent redistricting APS turning over confidential material in cheating probe Ads for airport concessions contracts target passengers Former Crawford Co. chairman sues county officials

Aug. 28

August 28, 2011 --

FDIC: ‘Extravagant spending’ played role in Silverton Bank’s rapid rise and fall Young Republicans’ internal strife winds up in court

Aug. 27

August 27, 2011 --

Valdosta mayor pleads guilty to felony New ethics commission chief named Lilburn settles religious discrimination case with feds Eddie Long mum on latest allegations APS turns over documents to grand jury Chattahoochee Hills sued over unlawful arrest, 100 days in jail St. Marys ethics board member resigns under fire

Aug. 26

August 26, 2011 --

Eddie Long accusers talk of abuse, gifts, manipulation Eddie Long accusers break silence Parents say abuse cover-up extends to state agencies Who owns the property that city of Columbus is buying?

Aug. 25

August 25, 2011 --

PSC member’s pursuit of Masters tickets improper, critics say Columbus judge denies tipping off officials about FBI probe Albany investigator: Cheating found ‘in every school we’ve been to’ Opinion: Our watchdog role in redistricting

Aug. 24

August 24, 2011 --

  Bill would exempt online travel companies from taxes House proposal: Pay fines or lose committee spot Tritium safety program questioned at Savannah River Site

Aug. 23

August 23, 2011 --

  Columbus judge retires amid investigation Winner of DOT contract was involved in previous scandal Ex-bank chairman blames Graves, Rogers in default Feds sue insiders of Georgia’s largest failed bank Turner Co. sheriff pleads guilty to providing medicinal marijuana After losing in court, online travel firms want Legislature to void tax Fulton Co. animal shelter’s […]

Aug. 22

August 22, 2011 --

Dalton judge’s sentences raise questions FBI team takes aim at corruption AYP transfers: Does anybody win? Does anyone know? Delay expected in trial for Broxton mayor

Aug. 21

August 21, 2011 --

Columbus judge directed millions to Mercer & Morehouse, gained recognition State health officials can’t track hospital-related infections State continues to pay retired judges to do work of sitting judges Failed motel could cost taxpayers $100K Karma and the drawing of Georgia’s political boundaries

Aug. 20

August 20, 2011 --

Parent of student sprayed with Lysol demands answers Immigration officials agree to release jailed students Amid budget cuts, UGA officials defend resort retreat Ethics commission vice-chair resigns to consider Senate bid Fulton Co. property owners report errors in tax bills