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August 15, 2010 --

Two fired over DeKalb school books Connections count at McKenna Long & Aldridge Gwinnett to repossess golf course, pay its $1.8M debt Decades-old jet fuel spill sparks water contamination fears in Bibb Co. Officials: Columbus retirement home owes $6.3M in property taxes Opinion: Misplaced priorities in Chatham school contract decision Opinion: Politics must not taint […]

Borders’ 2008 tax return shows $119K income

Borders' 2008 tax return shows $119K income
October 22, 2009 --

Atlanta mayoral candidate Lisa Borders released tax records today that show she earned about $119,000 in 2008. A spokeswoman said the bulk of Borders’ income came from a consulting business that worked on bringing women’s pro basketball to Atlanta. Borders challenged her opponents to disclose their own tax returns, but no one’s coughed ’em up yet.

PAC Watch: Special-interest groups chip in $1M+ to GA races

July 10, 2009 --

Special interests have plunked more than $1 million into statewide and legislative races in Georgia so far this year, the latest financial disclosure reports show. Health-care interests gave more than $375,000. Other big donors: Development interests, beer and liquor, lenders and lobbyists.