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Feb. 14

February 14, 2012 --

Muscogee prison investigation finds gross misconduct, abuse, sexual relationships Infection rate too high in 7 Georgia hospitals Line between megachurch and Eddie Long’s estate is murky PARKatlanta writing fraudulent tickets Lobbyist handouts not fully disclosed Atlanta Housing Authority commissioners investigated Construction industry unaffected by illegal immigration law More APS educators barred from classroom Advocates push […]

Feb. 4

February 4, 2012 --

No-bid airport shuttle business given to friend of ATL mayor Local non-profit hospitals doing business in Cayman Islands Report: DeKalb animal shelter disgraceful Activists partially satisfied with Republican ethics bill Bill would give water polluters option to avoid state fines Georgia National Guard’s No. 2 doesn’t meet state requirements Ex-Talbotton police chief pleads guilty to […]

Jan. 30

January 30, 2012 --

House leaders try to quash ethics reform HOPE changes may mean fewer women, minorities at UGA Lawmakers push to prevent redirection of state fees Auditors raise MARTA safety questions Brunswick commissioner jailed on bribery charge APS leader barred from cheating probe Mayor: Olens softening Open Meetings law UGA receives lowest rating for free-speech policies

Jan. 15

January 16, 2012 --

Ga. failure not the only ethanol misadventure ‘Disadvantaged’ businesses won airport contracts Mayor Reed disclosure report shows airport bid refunds 3 losing airport bidders file suit Opinion: Limit dollar distraction with ethics legislation Efforts intensify to curb Fulton County’s tax lien sales Police arrest state representative for DUI

Dec. 28

December 28, 2011 --

Ethics reform effort won’t get help from House speaker On state DNR board, no future for a ‘green conservative’ Airport concession winners linked to city officials Common Cause: Airport bids need more time for review Newly recovered court files cast doubt on Gingrich’s version of first divorce Ga. among states where workers can pad pensions […]

Oct. 27

October 27, 2011 --

How ATL argues against — and for — the Eagle raid officers Male revue party held at ATL rec center DeKalb schools hiring a consultant to cut jobs, save money Gwinnett commissioners delay ethics policy vote Cain had Ga. tax lien from 2006

Sept. 27

September 27, 2011 --

Cobb EMC’s ex-CEO was paid millions Rome officer fired after man left paralyzed by Taser Alpharetta candidates say they’ll pony up for concert tix Cobb Co. chairman: Incentives best offered in secret Environmentalists: DeKalb not doing enough about grease in pipes Rep. Craig Gordon’s company settles state liens Judge throws out 3rd ethics charge against […]

Sept. 21

September 21, 2011 --

General Assembly cut $80K check over discrimination complaint APS spends nearly $700K fighting abuse claim Ga. owes $720M for unemployment insurance Ex-medical board chair accused of misusing vaccines Cobb EMC fights disclosure of ex-CEO’s pay Church leader admits taking money in questionable mortgage scheme Ethics charge on Lucas’ Facebook posts rejected

Sept. 9

September 9, 2011 --

Police accused of conducting illegal, humiliating strip searches Chatham Co. lobbyist still representing LNG firm Cobb EMC ordered back to court over ex-CEO’s compensation Ethics chief arrives amid makeover Savannah film audit leads to wider probe More fish dying on Ogeechee

Sept. 2

September 2, 2011 --

ATL mayor responds to APD failure: ‘Buck stops with me’ Gwinnett baseball stadium revenues fall short APS may drop bonus program cited in cheating probe DeKalb drops suit against its planning commissioners Lobbyists’ group emphasizes ethics

Ethics chairman to step aside amid questions over reappointment

August 5, 2011 --

The chairman of the Georgia Campaign Finance Commission, who says his appointment may have been illegal, is stepping down.
Patrick Millsaps, who initiated the personnel moves that cost the commission its top two investigators, will continue to serve until a replacement is named.

Aug. 5

August 5, 2011 --

Governor sells property that held failed sporting goods store Ex-Gwinnett commissioner Kenerly indicted againState panel to discuss West Point voter fraud Watchdog says ethics chairman serving illegally