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Dec. 2

December 2, 2010 --

Airport runway extension contract raises protests State committee talks sunsets for special-interest tax breaks DeKalb police dumping ex-chief’s  ‘magic buses’ Paying at the curb to state troopers’ motorcycle unit Federal judge dismisses Cumberland Island lawsuit Three of Augusta’s biggest delinquent tax bills paid ATL schools face accreditation teams next week Fulton County DA says jail […]

Departing lawmakers have $1.3M in campaign cash to burn

May 5, 2010 --

Thanks to House Speaker David Ralston, departing Georgia lawmakers have $1.3 million in campaign cash to distribute as they see fit this year — to political parties, PACs and other candidates. House Bill 920, if it had passed, would have required that those lawmakers pass the money on to charity, or return it to the original donors. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill last week to allow citizens to donate money to the state treasury. Wonder how many of them will follow through on that?