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Feb. 8

February 8, 2011 --

Deal, Ralston relatives get jobs with nursing home lobby APD disbands Red Dog unit Morris Brown campus police under investigation Two Savannah hospitals settle Medicaid probe for $2.7M Police officers resign after bar brawl Feds threaten to revoke $7M from DeKalb Three indicted in Columbus Parks & Rec scandal Ethics complaint lodged over House speaker’s European […]

Sept. 4

September 4, 2010 --

One year later, communities await FEMA flood buyouts Uninsured dialysis care in peril? Operator of Rome nursing home ordered to pay $43M for wrongful death Wellstar repays $2.7M in excess medicare reimbursements Taxpayers association calling for water dept. audit DeKalb investigating sexual harassment allegations Fate of Chuck Chalk check still unsettled

May 18

May 18, 2010 --

Lockheed withheld discovery documents in trade secrets case Hacking made easy at Ga. Secretary of State’s Web site Ky. nursing home chain pays $1.25M jury award Judge dismisses suit by man jailed 6 months past release date Citizen board given power to subpoena ATL police Houston County hospital CEO fired without explanation Columbus Parks & […]

Feb. 26

February 26, 2010 --

ATL nursing home chains pay $14M settlement Fulton County improves on elections Cobb EMC’s bylaw changes disputed Trial date set for former Dodge County sheriff

Feb. 9

February 9, 2010 --

Former Clayton Co. NAACP treasurer charged with pilfering funds Augusta chemical company fined $800K for airborne release Bibb County school superintendent to step down for $198K Millions for Cobb parkland ‘highly unlikely’ Former Glock lawyer faces charges of theft, racketeering Brunswick nursing home faces state sanctions

Senate Rules chairman collects $85K with no opposition

Senate Rules chairman collects $85K with no opposition
July 6, 2009 --

Everyone wants to be your friend when you’re chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. Just ask Don Balfour. The Snellville Republican’s campaign fund has collected nearly $85,000 since Jan. 1, for a total of $683,000 since January 2006. No one’s even run against him in that period. The Rules Committee places bills on the Legislature’s calendar, unless it chooses not to — which means the Senate will never, ever vote on your bill. That’s why Don has so many friends.