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  • Feb. 23

    February 23, 2012 --

    DFCS acknowledges wrongdoing in child’s death Group: APS scandal cost taxpayers $10 million Court clerks’ passport profit examined Defense: Cobb DA outsourced prosecution to Glock Advocates seek lobbyist spending bill Bill would allow charging legal fees for Open Records requests Dozens of day care providers overcharging the state Dunwoody probes city council leak Wilcox Co. […]

    Feb. 14

    February 14, 2012 --

    Muscogee prison investigation finds gross misconduct, abuse, sexual relationships Infection rate too high in 7 Georgia hospitals Line between megachurch and Eddie Long’s estate is murky PARKatlanta writing fraudulent tickets Lobbyist handouts not fully disclosed Atlanta Housing Authority commissioners investigated Construction industry unaffected by illegal immigration law More APS educators barred from classroom Advocates push […]

    April 1

    April 1, 2011 --

    Fulton Co. chaplain retires after questions about work, pay New Cobb oversight committee closes, then opens meeting Advocates anxious over stalled assisted living bill Bill could mean major changes for DK, ATL school boards Reservoir bill goes to Gov. Deal

    Rules panel rejects gift limits, moves ethics bill on

    Rules panel rejects gift limits, moves ethics bill on
    April 20, 2010 --

    UPDATE: The ethics bill was recommitted just now (12:20 p.m. Wednesday) to the Rules Committee. Not sure what’s up with that. We’ll find out when the committee meets at 1:30 p.m.

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    The House Rules Committee today pushed ahead with Speaker David Ralston’s ethics bill after rejecting Democrats’ drive for a $50 cap on gifts from lobbyists. The panel scheduled the bill, tweaked just before the meeting, for debate by the full House on Wednesday. Procedurally, the measure was passed in such a way that it cannot be amended on the House floor.

    March 11

    March 11, 2010 --

    Five years after Nichols shootings, is Fulton courthouse safer? Andrew Young School dean says he was asked to resign House proposal: Jekyll Island has reached development limit AG: $18M owed to local governments Citizens Review Board battles ATL mayor, police Hall County: $75K consultant had no written work product Opinion: No tax hike for schools, […]

    Feb. 20

    February 20, 2010 --

    Athens Navy school commander ousted over response to party Audit: Security Bank’s failure tied to risky loan unit Advocates: Consumers lack voice at PSC as big utility rate cases loom Macon TV station denies staging story of River Edge medical records An endless free feast fuels state lawmakers

    Chase denied loan modifications for now-forbidden reason

    Chase denied loan modifications for now-forbidden reason
    February 6, 2010 --

    Chase Home Finance has rejected some mortgage modifications because it considered the homeowners’ hardships to be temporary. The Treasury Department has since barred that practice, but those homeowners are left struggling to avoid foreclosure.

    July 2

    July 2, 2009 --

    Beazer to pay up in mortgage fraud case Do Milton County advocates have conflict of interest? Downtown Albany manager Buie investigated