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Dec. 11

December 11, 2011 --

Child-care regulators slow to collect fines Gingrich lobbied, didn’t register, on 2004 trip to Georgia Reservoir to aid DNR board member

Oct. 9

October 9, 2011 --

Factory farms rarely cited for polluting Regulators sue insiders at failed Alpharetta bank Plaintiffs’ group aims to oust all Cobb EMC directors

Sept. 3

September 3, 2011 --

ATL tosses out airport concession bids, starts over Price tag for ATL jail jumps to $85M Grady CEO’s old hospital settles fraud case for $1.4M Regulators close 2 more Ga. banks

June 29

June 29, 2011 --

Ga. Southern says Sen. Staton owes it $52K Report: ATL cops lied about gay bar raid Regulators let bank inspection schedule slide Inner circle ran Columbus basketball, other divisions suffered Justice OKs bill allowing removal of school boards en masse DNR board delays coal plant’s emission controls

Hey hey, it’s a $273.5M Macon bank failure

Hey hey, it's a $273.5M Macon bank failure
May 23, 2011 --

Not even Davy Jones could keep Atlantic Southern Bank from closing Friday, costing federal insurers $273.5 million. Nor could the ex-Monkee, hired as the bank’s spokesman in 2008, draw attention away from improper transfers of cash by the bank’s holding company.

Oct. 28

October 29, 2010 --

Ga. National Guard officer faces dismissal in program abuse probe Regulators approve reduced AGL rate increase Accreditation at risk for ATL public schools Georgia’s no-trial foreclosures mask problems, critics say

Offshore drilling regulators let industry self-police

Offshore drilling regulators let industry self-police
May 7, 2010 --

When regulators at the Minerals Management Service had concerns about the safety equipment for offshore oil rigs, the agency did not impose stronger regulations and instead allowed industry to police itself, according to two pieces in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal today. The agency has been scrutinized for its role in the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, particularly for failing to follow up on concerns it had — several years before the BP incident — about equipment that should have stopped the spill but did not.

Report: Poor upkeep, evacuation planning led to 14 deaths at sugar plant

September 24, 2009 --

Poor maintenance and safety procedures contributed to 14 deaths after a series of violent explosions at a sugar plant near Savannah, federal regulators said today. Imperial Sugar Co. allowed combustible levels of sugar dust to accumulate, failed to train workers for evacuations and did not warn them properly about the February 2008 fires. Emergency notifications came only by 2-way radios and cell phones. “Many workers had to rely on face-to-face verbal alerts in the event of an emergency.”

Sept. 24

September 24, 2009 --

Audit: Freedom Bank grew too fast before failure, regulators too slow A Strategic Vision poll — and a letter of censure No takers to run state golf courses

Sept. 11

September 11, 2009 --

Ga. ex-judge switches plea to guilty in corruption Attorneys: Imperial Sugar fired key witness FDIC audit: Regulators too slow Moultrie mental health facility closed despite state recommendation

Aug. 1

August 1, 2009 --

State paid $5M in bonuses in 2008 Regulators crack down on 3 Georgia banks UGA dumps Butts-Mehre contractor after parking deck collapse Report is critical of immigration detention centers