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Sept. 14

September 14, 2011 --

DOT says it’s not withholding road building money Critic: Sen. Stoner’s support of light rail a conflict Cobb County’s fiscal management questioned Herman Cain campaign concealed gay aide’s role in Iowa, ex-staffer says

Sept. 16

September 16, 2010 --

DOT must pay $75M in cost overruns DeKalb rejects stimulus bonds Court weighs blame for fatal Bluffton U. bus crash in ATL Savannah principal reassigned after approving grade changes

Oct. 6

October 6, 2009 --

Atlanta councilman fined $25K for not registering charity Jury awards pavers $150M over faulty DOT tests UGA struggles to find and keep female faculty Bill would require judges’ recusal over campaign donations Some Grady dialysis outpatients run into early snags Johnson: Oxendine’s new rules for explosive dust could kill jobs Carroll Commission chairman admits violating […]

Wilkinson County #1 in fed stimulus $$$$: How’d your county fare?

August 7, 2009 --

Tiny Wilkinson County (pop. 10,026) has won more federal stimulus money, per capita, than any county in Georgia, according to an intriguing new interactive tracking tool put together by the non-profit investigative Web site ProPublica. Wilkinson will benefit from a  $56.4 million award to the Georgia DOT to build the 7.2-mile North Gordon Bypass from the Twiggs County line. That’s $5,661 for each man, woman and child in the county, or 31 times the national average.

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Three contractors profited as DOT’s debt soared, auditors say

Three contractors profited as DOT's debt soared, auditors say
July 28, 2009 --

Three highway contractors reaped the proceeds as the Georgia Department of Transportation ran up billions of dollars in unconstitutional deficits, state auditors say. Between them, the three companies since 2002 made nearly $2.4 billion off state DOT contracts.