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April 22-28, 2013

April 28, 2013 --

Georgia law conceals information on child deaths VA hospital promises changes after audit claims mismanagement in 3 deaths Some immigrants spend weeks in solitary confinement Georgia ranks near bottom on hospital infections FAA: UPS flew improperly maintained cargo planes Regulation of fertilizer plants spotty in Georgia Parents: Police botched son’s homicide investigation Ex-judge accused by […]

Rep. Trey Kelley

Rep. Trey Kelley
April 25, 2013 --

Rep. Trey Kelley, a freshman who knocked off a three-term Democratic incumbent in 2012, has drawn nearly one-third of his financial support from other Republican legislators. Other major donors include principals in a Cedartown-based construction firm and Buchanan businessman Ronnie Ridley, former head of the Georgia Amusement and Music Operators Association.

Rep. Jay Roberts: State loans nixed

Rep. Jay Roberts: State loans nixed
April 23, 2013 --

Rep. Jay Roberts says he played no role in managing his father’s Fitzgerald-based modular-home business. But the relationship was enough to scuttle a 2008 request for $1 million in state loans to help it expand.

April 15-21, 2013

April 22, 2013 --

Business leaders pushed pro-APS report despite flaws Legislator got free building, courtesy of taxpayers Audit links 3 deaths to Atlanta VA mismanagement Lawsuit alleges Gwinnett commissioner tried shakedown over state lease Report: 152 Ga. children died after DFCS interactions DeKalb river advocate says city violates pollution permit Analysis: Lobbyists say the game is changing Federal […]

Rep. Tom Weldon

Rep. Tom Weldon
April 19, 2013 --

Rep. Tom Weldon did not disclose payments of $2,432 from the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council in fiscal year 2010. Legislators may do business with state agencies under limited circumstances. The sum paid to Weldon falls below the amount, currently $10,000, that legislators must report on their annual Personal Financial Disclosures. Another law, though, requires that public officials disclose payments from state agencies on another online form if any single transaction exceeds $250.

April 8-14, 2013

April 15, 2013 --

Ga. prescription tracker may shut down months after launch Department heads got big raises in Augusta college merger Ex-legislator sets up foundation for charter school systems FDA warns Kennesaw tissue supplier CryoLife Agency tried to keep pursuit of ‘state secret’ bill quiet Chatham County fleet manager demoted after $136K fuel ‘write-down’ Grand jury: Atkinson Co. […]

Rep. Bruce Broadrick (HD 4)

Rep. Bruce Broadrick (HD 4)
April 12, 2013 --

A past president of the Georgia Pharmacy Association, Broadrick has drawn most of his financial support from other pharmacists. His personal financial disclosure for 2011 omitted partial ownership of a Dalton condominium and a fiduciary role in a pharmacist organization that he said has never been active.

Rep. John Deffenbaugh

Rep. John Deffenbaugh
April 10, 2013 --

Deffenbaugh was tardy with two financial disclosures in 2012, missing the deadline for his first campaign report by two weeks and for his first personal financial disclosure by five weeks. He subsequent paid $250 in late fees.