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Aug. 22

August 22, 2011 --

Dalton judge’s sentences raise questions FBI team takes aim at corruption AYP transfers: Does anybody win? Does anyone know? Delay expected in trial for Broxton mayor

March 23

March 23, 2011 --

Lottery gives larger share to jackpots, less to HOPE, pre-K Campaign cash accompanies bid for corporate tax breaks Lawyers ask for review of ex-judge Camp’s rulings, sentences Judge orders mediation in costly DeKalb school suit DeKalb educator charged with altering attendance records Class action demands attorneys for indigent parents jailed over child support Ex-Villa Rica […]

Dec. 3

December 3, 2010 --

Disgraced judge’s convictions, sentences may be overturned Ga. Tech-based non-profit execs indicted in racketeering case Whistleblower claims filed against Fulton Co. government No ethics findings for ATL school board members Beazer fined $825K for Clean Water Act violations 11Alive obtains list of firms asked to fund MARTA party Elective surgeries resume at Augusta VA hospital […]

Ga.’s ethics reform: Look a little closer at the fine print

May 3, 2010 --

Georgia lawmakers hail their 2010 ethics bill as a much-needed reform that toughens ethics fines and shines a brighter light on money flowing from campaign donors and lobbyists. But it always helps to read the fine print. The bill’s “reforms” including raising fines that are rarely imposed and fees that are never collected. Two sentences on local candidates’ disclosure directly contradict each other. Take a closer look at the winners and losers in this year’s bill…