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April 29

April 29, 2011 --

ATL settles airport ad dispute for $3.9M Audit: Airport terminal on budget, some billings flawed

April 13

April 13, 2011 --

Senate OKs sale of out-of-state health policies Ex-prosecutor to probe Gwinnett schools’ land deals Sen. Staton hands off GOP whip duties amid e-mail allegations Columbus rec services manager faces firing Suit challenges Augusta’s purchasing practices Legis committee recommends hiking JQC budget House OKs bills to close ethics loopholes OSHA fines Doraville hair, beauty supply businesses

March 19

March 19, 2011 --

Nuclear plant Vogtle budget burden debated Retiree sues SunTrust over high fees, low return of 401(k) Angel Food Ministries sued over breach of contract Planned Gwinnett hotel’s executive indicted Lucas, Brown disclosures missing

Jan. 22

January 22, 2011 --

Ralston, staff & families took $17K lobbyist-funded trip to Germany Clarence Thomas failed to report wife’s income ATL Thrashers sue King & Spalding Cobb water authority seizes homeowners’ land Georgia budget-cutting plans hit social services Bishop: Black farmers’ settlement written to detect fraud 7 prison guards suspended after alleged inmate abuse

Jan. 13

January 13, 2011 --

Former SCLC leader Rev. Raleigh Trammell indicted Female victim of Ga. electric chair to be honored Deal adds $106K to judicial oversight budget Better Business Bureau lists top scams of 2010

Ga. Public Health let $12M go uncollected from insurers

November 19, 2010 --

Georgia didn’t collect at least $12 million from three insurers for vaccines for children insured in government health programs, Georgia Health News reports. Peach State Health Plan, WellCare and Amerigroup accumulated the debts between January 2007 and early to mid-2009 and still owed the money as recently as two months ago. The debts accrued as […]

Ethics board gains work; staffing stays the same

June 14, 2010 --

Four powerful Georgia lawmakers each reported getting a $2,300 campaign donation from one of Georgia’s largest title-pawn lenders in 2008, but the donor never disclosed giving the money. The lender disclosed a $2,300 donation to then-state Rep. Stan Watson – but the lawmaker never reported getting it. For that matter, Watson never disclosed what happened with $45,000 from his […]

April 22

April 22, 2010 --

Baker won’t sue Justice Dep’t over citizenship verification MARTA kept part of lease-back deals off books Judge Caldwell admits he made inappropriate comments Mountain Circuit’s Judge Cornwell was under investigation Attorney general: Looks like budget is illegal Perdue makes ethics group’s worst governors list New CRCT cheating charge probed in Richmond County Rome city schools: […]

Feb. 19

February 19, 2010 --

Acquitted of money laundering, Columbus attorney says case relied on fabricated evidence Budget balloons for buses in I-85 project by $87M Landfills want yard waste ban repealed Suit targets Alpha Bank directors Former HealthSouth executive lectures on failings Ralston spots a lobbyist in his house Collateral damage and the race for insurance commissioner Atlanta board […]

Jan. 15

January 15, 2010 --

Pork, anyone? Perdue’s 2011 budget has $9M for Perry horse park Audit shows DOT accounting problems remain Madison County DA to probe possible EMS time-card padding Cobb EMC faces another lawsuit

Sept. 29

September 29, 2009 --

ATL fined $1.6M for pension glitch Flawed budget threatens C-Tran trains National Board-Certified Teachers: Pay raises were promised Jefferson County magistrate arrested, suspended from duties UGA to expunge former dean’s file of harassment probe

Sept. 27

September 27, 2009 --

State system to track students flawed Barton: Still sweet for Imperial’s sugar boss Damage exceeded flood map boundaries Pumped-up pensions squeeze ATL budget ATL Council member owes thousands in taxes Column: Kingston, revolving doors and money that flows two ways Wingfield: A Georgia professor’s fight for due process Wife’s action helps Facility Group stay afloat […]