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  • Nov. 16

    November 16, 2010 --

    Memo reveals concerns about EPD’s response to Athens chemical fire Retiring college president worth $1 million? Outgoing ag commissioner gives raises to dozens of employees DeKalb voters may get to reduce size of school board

    Do direct stimulus jobs really cost $533,000 apiece?

    Do direct stimulus jobs really cost $533,000 apiece?
    October 18, 2009 --

    On Thursday, the government released data claiming $16 billion in stimulus money has saved or created 30,383 jobs. Extrapolating those numbers, the administration’s chief economist estimated total stimulus spending would mean more than 1 million new or saved jobs. But do the 30,000 jobs represent a good return? And since the federal contracts for which data was reported this week represent just a sliver of the overall stimulus package, what do they really say about the impact of the stimulus as a whole?

    Oct. 7

    October 7, 2009 --

    Gwinnett judge who signed land deal vacates office Football Hall of Fame deal includes $1 million ‘break-up’ fee Deal opts out of business with the state Tort reform challenged over emergency room care Gas line project, surcharges OK’d for Atlanta Gas Light Carroll County rents FEMA office space from Carrollton mayor Corps outlines remedies for […]

    Cagle’s supporters give back $517K to lt. gov. campaign

    July 8, 2009 --

    July 8, 2009 — Casey Cagle refunded more than $1 million in campaign donations after dropping out of the Georgia governor’s race in April. Then, often on the same day, hundreds of contributors gave more than a half-million dollars back to support Cagle’s re-election as lieutenant governor.