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Oct. 14

October 14, 2010 --

Barnes claimed tax breaks on house he didn’t own Nathan Deal lobbied AG, EPD for landfill Nathan Deal answers ethics questions Is DeKalb CEO disregarding budget cuts? N. Ga. judge involved in campaign conflict? Ga. board of education delays adopting ethics policy model Barrow Co.’s HR director quits, drops complaint Oconee commission backs ethics ordinance

July 10

July 10, 2010 --

Grady CEO’s $291K bonus stirs criticism Governor spends big on North Georgia land GBI: Floyd magistrate judge’s fraud totaled $500K Candidates tap familiar sources for campaign cash Opinion: How many millions will ATL favoritism cost us? Barrow Co. fire chief accused of stealing cable TV service

May 19

May 19, 2010 --

Georgia tops US in coal imports Critics: Ga. Power’s conservation programs fall short Eye of IRS on UGA Barrow tops House in tax-paid messages to constituents Secretary of State hopefuls blame Kemp in tech glitch GBI raids Upson County commissioner’s funeral home Gwinnett court takes different tack for probation contract Kia supplier Sewon America faces […]

March 24

March 24, 2010 --

Rant: ATL Council fiddles while city burns Law to punish elected tax cheats stalls Deal likely received independent ethics report before resignation ACLU accuses Gwinnett of racial profiling Jurors hear DeKalb discrimination testimony Ralston ethics bill coming soon Barrow Commission chairman censured for skipping anger management

Jan. 27

January 27, 2010 --

DeKalb schools chief: Pope associates made money off of system Troy Davis attorneys say DA withheld exculpatory evidence Officers did not follow policy on warrants against DeKalb commissioner 7 lawmakers didn’t take furlough days Madison EMS workers dodge punishment for falsifying timecards Marietta mayor pitches ethics code change Claims of racial, gender bias in Barrow […]

Jan. 22

January 22, 2010 --

Huge airport bond deal to be rebid in wake of controversy Judge orders previous SCLC leadership reinstated Judge dismisses warrants for DeKalb commissioner Facebook case: Deposition shows Barrow didn’t know source of e-mail complaint DOT defies state auditor, asks AG opinion White House scraps method of counting stimulus jobs Fulton County inmate walks out of […]

Oct. 30

October 30, 2009 --

Family of woman killed in APD raid seeks sanctions Corps’ summer dredging killed sea turtles Georgia is an easy grader, according to national review GBI report on shooting of Lavonia pastor to remain confidential Election shenanigans afoot in Lithonia council race Discrimination claims investigated in Barrow Technical college makes mistake on stimulus jobs

Oct. 17

October 17, 2009 --

Price, Gingrey campaigns receive thousands from doctors & health care lobbyists Barrow rakes in big bucks from health care industry Carroll County Commission chairman appeals recall DOJ rejects Handel’s appeal of voter certification Canton council mulls 600 percent pay hikes

Oct. 2

October 2, 2009 --

Ethics group seeks new law for Atlanta politics Barrow’s plan concerning mercury limits for Olin Corp. on hold Outgoing member: DeKalb ethics board ‘ineffective’ Opinion: Storm runoff systems ignored Topless club owner: Gingrich group rescinded award Georgia bank’s wealthy clients speeded failure Dodge sheriff pleads not guilty; voter fraud probe continuing Federal bill could define […]

Tim Madison

Tim Madison
May 31, 2009 --

Madison built a reputation as a tough guy over 24 years as Piedmont Circuit district attorney (Jackson, Banks and Barrow counties). He got caught billing Banks County for salary expenses that the state was already paying and helping his wife double-dip on two jobs in his office. He kept about $40,000 for himself, buying a […]