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HOPE scholarship revamp slashes lottery bonuses, but …

HOPE scholarship revamp slashes lottery bonuses, but ...
March 28, 2011 --

Controversial bonuses paid to Georgia Lottery employees could be whacked by 90 percent or more under Georgia’s new HOPE scholarship law. But there’s nothing to stop the lottery board from jacking up executives’ base salaries to make up the difference. In fact, the board did so just last year, giving CEO Margaret DeFrancisco a $67,000 raise.

Dr. John H. Klippel, Arthritis Foundation CEO: $432,083

Dr. John H. Klippel, Arthritis Foundation CEO: $432,083
May 19, 2010 --

Jack Klippel has done well in the last six years at the Atlanta-based Arthritis Foundation, nearly doubling his total compensation as the organization’s revenue has fallen by about half.