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March 5, 2011 --

Feds: Money manager bought beach house with client funds Senate bill tackles sales of tax liens Senate bill would halt contingency-fee forfeiture prosecutions Why did governor purge state Board of Education? Cobb official out amid workplace complaints Sandy Springs prostitution busts questioned Jury awards MARTA lt. $700K APS ethics panel finds evidence against board member

Ethics case on hold after Fulton commissioner challenges board’s powers

Ethics case on hold after Fulton commissioner challenges board's powers
June 24, 2010 --

The Fulton County Ethics Board has placed its yearlong investigation of County Commissioner Lynne Riley on hold, after her attorney filed a last-minute lawsuit challenging the board’s jurisdiction. Board chairman Donald P. Edwards said the six complainants against Riley deserve swift resolution, and the board prides itself on speedy, sound decision-making. In this case, he said, “Commissioner Riley has been an exception to that expeditiousness.”

Doug MacGinnitie, Secretary of State candidate: $24,547

Doug MacGinnitie, Secretary of State candidate: $24,547
June 14, 2010 --

Doug MacGinnitie reported income of less than $25,000 last year, but that was still enough to buy a $2.2 million home in Sandy Springs.

Ethics hearing set for Fulton Commissioner Lynne Riley

Ethics hearing set for Fulton Commissioner Lynne Riley
May 27, 2010 --

After getting the silent treatment for nearly a year, the Fulton County Ethics Board wants Commissioner Lynne Riley to answer charges that she’s not acting in the best interest of county citizens.

Arthur Ferdinand: $325,846

June 13, 2009 --

Fulton County’s tax commissioner. He earns a base pay of $124,105, but also pockets $200,000 in additional fees from Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Johns Creek for collecting those cities’ taxes, according to Richard Belcher’s excellent report on WSB-TV.