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If lobbyists don’t disclose spending on lawmakers’ travel, who will?

April 19, 2010 --

Lobbyists have reported shelling out $175,000 for lodging and other travel-related expenses for Georgia lawmakers since 2005: Sporting events, hunting excursions, and countless jaunts to beach resorts to attend meetings and conventions. Lobbyists may no longer have to disclose much of this spending under a proposed ethics bill. The question is: Who will? Read on […]

Jan. 26

January 26, 2010 --

Lobbyists: No need to bring sexy back ‘Loser pays’ may be price of ethics reform in Capitol Ending seclusion and restraint in GA schools Report: Oxendine should have taken hunting class Feds: Atlanta needs to pick up pace on foreclosure program Burkhalter issued about 30 appointments as speaker ATL judges grilled over dismissed cases 4 […]

Jan. 20

January 20, 2010 --

Oxendine’s son accidentally shot man on insurance exec’s hunting preserve Unidentified legislators sent letters over their tax bills Ex-NAACP official arrested on theft charges GA man gets new trial because judge closed courtroom Cobb grand jury admonishes school board Opinion: Don’t blame it all on lobbyists Barrow County leader censured for revealing confidential personnel talks