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Councilman’s plan runs off 1st choice for ATL ethics officer

Councilman's plan runs off 1st choice for ATL ethics officer
March 19, 2012 --

Atlanta’s Board of Ethics, which has operated for six months without an ethics officer, will have to make do a bit longer. Stacey Kalberman, the board’s unanimous choice for the job, withdrew Sunday as the City Council pondered whether to choose the ethics officer itself. “I frankly became disheartened when that happened,” Kalberman said.

Oct. 19

October 19, 2011 --

Fish kill inquiry to include scrutiny of kaolin mines DeKalb schools institute ‘transparency’ measures Union City contractors refuse to talk about how they landed contract Warner Robins councilman indicted on extortion charges

June 25

June 25, 2011 --

Judge rejects Cobb EMC effort to rehire Brown ATL city clerk faces more accusations Ex-Morrow councilman indicted over ‘Olde Towne’ role

Feb. 24

February 24, 2011 --

Feds focus on deferred prosecutions under ex-Clayton DA How Dems & Repubs squandered Ga.’s unemployment tax reserve Roswell mortgage lander accused of $100M in bad loans Schools already spent millions on new math Audit questions ATL’s ability to manage federal grants Mayor Reed’s new SUVs draw criticism Commission to dismiss Cagle ethics complaint? Bibb magistrate […]

Feb. 18

February 18, 2011 --

State: ATL schools protecting those who would intimidate whistleblowers Fulton development deals labeled ‘corporate welfare’ Delta fined $2M for treatment of disabled passengers ATL councilman Willis gets ethics fine UGA prez: Harassment policy may be expanded Ralston non-committal on changes to open-government laws Proposed Warner Robins ethics code aimed at leaks

Feb. 16

February 16, 2011 --

UGA prof still teaching despite ‘deplorable’ behavior UGA harassment policy: ‘A culture of acceptance’ State monitoring Gwinnett charter school over fairness of lottery New AG pushes for tougher sunshine laws Undercover cops drank shots before APD’s Eagle raid Cobb EMA director placed on paid leave Forsyth Co. ethics chairman resigns AG to Savannah: Turn over public records […]

Feb. 11

February 11, 2011 --

APD won’t hinder citizens who videotape cops Deal names campaign donors to state jobs Mall restaurants failing inspections Warner Robins councilman’s case goes to governor

Nov. 5

November 5, 2010 --

Newly re-elected Casey Cagle faces a palace coup Grand jury wants to shake up Gwinnett government UGA official advises keeping faculty search info off the record City Hall East developer’s attorney co-hosted councilwoman’s fundraiser APS spent $95K to investigate suspected cheating Bribery probe prompts Athens probation revamp Warner Robins councilman Williams indicted Retired Sea Island […]

Nov. 3

November 3, 2010 --

Delta fined for deceptive baggage practices Mayor, councilman defeated in Lawrenceville Ex-Polk Co. cop sentenced

Sept. 29

September 29, 2010 --

Marietta schools serving expired food Bishop Eddie Long accuser speaks out Mayors: Ga. a top source of ‘crime guns’ Potential class actions target AirTran Judge reopens bankruptcy filing by Deal’s son-in-law Columbus fires Parks & Rec director Life in Athens stream absent after chemical spill Report: Warner Robins councilman pointed gun at tenant

Sept. 10

September 10, 2010 --

Sanford Bishop steered scholarships to family Disabled Georgians sue over program cuts DeKalb: ‘Accreditation is safe’; lawmakers not so sure State Board of Education adopts governance, ethics standards Still no sale of Golf Hall property DA names special prosecutor for Warner Robins councilman

Aug. 25

August 25, 2010 --

Columbus mayor vows to rebuild Parks & Rec after officials arrested DeKalb official ‘resigned’ with $45K severance Calhoun farmer and congressman’s aide lock horns Confidential files found in City Hall East sale items Councilman challenges new ATL code compliance director Fired Macon State College worker ‘considering options’ after ruling Some good may come from Cherokee Co. […]