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Senate GOP PAC raised $276K over 20 months without disclosure

Senate GOP PAC raised $276K over 20 months without disclosure
February 10, 2015 --

Feb. 10, 2015 — A 2005 amendment to Georgia’s campaign finance law was meant to give smaller donors a break on filing public disclosures. A decade later, though, Senate Republicans applied the law to their own PAC, raising $276,000 over a 20-month period before disclosing even a penny of it.

“It’s incredibly disappointing that the law is so weak that $250,000-plus can be raised without being reported for so long,” said William Perry, executive director of the good-government advocacy group Common Cause Georgia. “This is a glaring example of how far we have to go in Georgia for fairer disclosure.”

Aug. 21

August 21, 2010 --

Lawyer to probe repercussions of judge-defender affair Cobb courthouse project has illegals … but they’re all Americans Earmarks hidden under political rhetoric PSC staff: Cut Atlanta Gas Light rates DeKalb rescinds termination of probation contract Judge rejects Augusta State student’s lawsuit Chemical company sued over creek spill Inspector discusses violations at Kellogg’s plant Bowers, Wilson […]

May 21

May 21, 2010 --

Former Dome GM: There’s zero need for a new stadium Ethics Commission issues subpoenas in Oxendine probe Vital tax data disappears from Fulton County Web site Rep. Gingrey admits campaign spending ‘error’ Peachtree City fire marshal demoted Cumberland man sues U.S. Interior secretary over access Atlanta Gas Light surcharge prevails in court Medical College external […]

DeKalb ethics board gets quorum — finally

DeKalb ethics board gets quorum -- finally
October 29, 2009 --

DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis appointed Bobbie Kennedy Sanford and Isaac Blythers to the county’s board of ethics on Wednesday, giving the long-neglected panel enough members to actually have a quorum and do its business. Chairwoman Teri Lee Thompson had been complaining for more than a year that the board could not function unless it got some new appointees. “It’s like we exist, but not really,” she said.

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 […]