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State can’t explain ‘unexplained’ purchase by ethics agency

March 21, 2012 --

Tying Up Loose Ends: The Georgia Secretary of State has no record of an allegedly “unexplained” purchase for $4,965 that was said to suggest financial mismanagement at the state ethics commission. Without documentation, we may never know what that purchase was for, or whether it really happened. Here’s why …

Inspector General pries into conflicts in prison contracts

Inspector General pries into conflicts in prison contracts
October 4, 2011 --

Consultant Michael Lovelady leased offices to a contractor while monitoring his installation of new locks at a south Georgia prison. Lovelady named his son’s business as one of three acceptable suppliers for the $638,000 job. Lovelady’s son owned half of the contractor’s company. But prison officials never noticed anything amiss, Inspector General Deron R. Hicks reported Monday.

Oct. 7

October 7, 2009 --

Gwinnett judge who signed land deal vacates office Football Hall of Fame deal includes $1 million ‘break-up’ fee Deal opts out of business with the state Tort reform challenged over emergency room care Gas line project, surcharges OK’d for Atlanta Gas Light Carroll County rents FEMA office space from Carrollton mayor Corps outlines remedies for […]