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More drug companies reveal payments to doctors

September 8, 2011 --

By CHARLES ORNSTEIN, TRACY WEBER and DAN NGUYEN/ProPublica Eight pharmaceutical companies, including the nation’s three largest, doled out more than $220 million last year to promotional speakers for their products, according to a ProPublica analysis of company data. For the first time, all these companies have reported a full year of payments, allowing for head-to-head […]

Sept. 7

September 7, 2011 --

State audit turns up Ag Dept questions Barred judge earned more than $70K on paid leave Augusta city administrator may have exceeded raise limit

Sept. 6

September 6, 2011 --

APS test-fraud detectives drawing scrutiny Lawsuits possible over canceled airport procurement Some fear utilities influenced Macon-area water plan PSC reviews rural phone subsidies

Supremes remove pot-smokin’, door-kickin’ judge

Supremes remove pot-smokin', door-kickin' judge
September 6, 2011 --

A Northwest Georgia magistrate who regularly smoking marijuana and kicked in two doors at an in-law’s estranged husband’s house may never again serve as a judge in Georgia. So says the state Supreme Court, which issued a 7-page opinion this morning that removed Catoosa County Magistrate Court Judge Anthony Peters for such erratic behavior.

High CEO pay common at Ga. hospitals

September 6, 2011 --

Concerns over hospital executive pay arose again recently when Reynold J. Jennings, WellStar Health System’s new CEO, received a contract with a base salary of $975,000. But that paycheck doesn’t even rank among the top 10 at non-profit hospitals in Georgia. Published reports show 14 other hospital CEOs earning seven-figure compensation.

Sept. 5

September 5, 2011 --

Task Force for the Homeless in mediation with ATL, others Delta at center of FAA debate

Sept. 4

September 4, 2011 --

Macon mayor’s spending questioned Police, prosecutor funds not making it to local agencies

Sept. 3

September 3, 2011 --

ATL tosses out airport concession bids, starts over Price tag for ATL jail jumps to $85M Grady CEO’s old hospital settles fraud case for $1.4M Regulators close 2 more Ga. banks

Sept. 2

September 2, 2011 --

ATL mayor responds to APD failure: ‘Buck stops with me’ Gwinnett baseball stadium revenues fall short APS may drop bonus program cited in cheating probe DeKalb drops suit against its planning commissioners Lobbyists’ group emphasizes ethics

Sept. 1

September 1, 2011 --

South Fulton lawmaker defends controversial letter Trouble at new Grady CEO’s old hospital raises Q’s about his hiring High CEO pay common at hospitals statewide Valdosta mayor resigns after felony plea UGA sex bias suit can go to trial What’s behind a Henry Co. redistricting feud