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  • June 19

    June 19, 2011 --

    Deal gets perk; Delta does too Luckovich on ethics ATL mayor wants to name 2 more judges Macon Animal Control missing money, records

    June 18

    June 18, 2011 --

    Charter schools group says Gwinnett funding offer violates law Attorney general: Savannah council broke law Beazer to pay $16M to settle claim on failed Nevada deal Hall Co. court clerk missing nearly $11K

    Ex-Dawson County court clerk admits stealing $120K

    Ex-Dawson County court clerk admits stealing $120K
    June 17, 2011 --

    Dawson County’s longtime court clerk admitted today to stealing $120,000 of court funds from 2006 through 2009. Becky McCord, 62, faces up to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to federal tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud.

    June 17

    June 17, 2011 --

    Ethics official: Cutbacks related to Deal investigation Ga.’s job stimulus program riddled with problems Fulton DA scrambles to replace prosecutors Ethics complaints coming against APS Senate banking chair has property in foreclosure FAA: ASA flew planes after lightning strikes

    June 16

    June 16, 2011 --

    Beazer’s fired CEO gets multimillion $$$ payday ATL mayor vetoes cut in # of municipal court judges AHA board slashes Alisias contract, chastises CEO East Point bus co. still rolling despite safety sanctions Drivers upset police ticketing outside city limits Do Ga. schools discipline minority & poor kids more harshly? Textile plant sued over fish […]

    Formaldehyde named a carcinogen; stricter regulation uncertain

    Formaldehyde named a carcinogen; stricter regulation uncertain
    June 15, 2011 --

    Formaldehyde is now classified as a carcinogen. But, despite the growing scientific consensus about how formaldehyde can affect human health, it remains to be seen if the studies will lead to tighter U.S. formaldehyde regulations.

    June 15

    June 15, 2011 --

    Despite budget cuts, 3 Ga. college presidents get raises Audit: Some defendants may not qualify as indigent

    Suzanne Boas, CredAbility CEO: $377,424

    Suzanne Boas, CredAbility CEO: $377,424
    June 15, 2011 --

    Atlanta’s best-known non-profit credit counseling service, which laid off 70 employees last week, paid six top executives $1.48 million last year, tax records show. Retiring President Suzanne E. Boas topped the list at $377,424.

    Deal, Ralston, Oxendine probes in limbo as top ethics staffers depart

    Deal, Ralston, Oxendine probes in limbo as top ethics staffers depart
    June 14, 2011 --

    Ethics probes involving Gov. Nathan Deal, House Speaker David Ralston and former Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine are in limbo today as the attorneys conducting those investigations look for new jobs. Stacey Kalberman and Sherilyn Streicker, the top two staffers at the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, learned last week they must clean out their desks by June 30.

    June 14

    June 14, 2011 --

    DeKalb judge once investigated for bribery Local charity spending little to find missing kids Justices criticize judges’ use of power DeKalb land deal raises eyebrows ATL Council members oppose cutting judges Deal campaign draws ethics complaint Residents call for closure of Ogeechee textile plant

    Supremes: Cobb EMC violated deal with disgruntled members

    Supremes: Cobb EMC violated deal with disgruntled members
    June 13, 2011 --

    Cobb Electric Membership Corp. violated a 2008 settlement with unhappy members who accused some co-op leaders of enriching themselves at members’ expense, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled today. Dissident members hoped to unseat board members in a scheduled 2009 election that was never held after the EMC’s leadership voted in secret to allow proxy voting by mail. The high court ruled the board may not unilaterally change the method by which its members are chosen.

    June 13

    June 13, 2011 --

    Georgians kept in dark on hospital infections