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Feb. 23

February 23, 2012 --

DFCS acknowledges wrongdoing in child’s death Group: APS scandal cost taxpayers $10 million Court clerks’ passport profit examined Defense: Cobb DA outsourced prosecution to Glock Advocates seek lobbyist spending bill Bill would allow charging legal fees for Open Records requests Dozens of day care providers overcharging the state Dunwoody probes city council leak Wilcox Co. […]

Dec. 28

December 28, 2011 --

Ethics reform effort won’t get help from House speaker On state DNR board, no future for a ‘green conservative’ Airport concession winners linked to city officials Common Cause: Airport bids need more time for review Newly recovered court files cast doubt on Gingrich’s version of first divorce Ga. among states where workers can pad pensions […]

Nov. 20

November 20, 2011 --

Hospital mistakes kept secret in Georgia Test cheating probe costing taxpayers $6M+

Oct. 29

October 29, 2011 --

Shorter U. requires employees to reject homosexuality Help for domestic violence victims declining Failing museum costs taxpayers $700K per year EEOC sues S. Ga, farm, alleges discrimination against U.S. workers Judge OKs $1.25B settlement for black farmers CEO-style bonuses at APS may end with Hall Group voiced concerns about Fort Benning land deal

Oct. 25

October 25, 2011 --

ATL restaurant franchises cost taxpayers millions

Aug. 21

August 21, 2011 --

Columbus judge directed millions to Mercer & Morehouse, gained recognition State health officials can’t track hospital-related infections State continues to pay retired judges to do work of sitting judges Failed motel could cost taxpayers $100K Karma and the drawing of Georgia’s political boundaries

March 6

March 6, 2011 --

Land flips sting Gwinnett taxpayers Hall County’s new attorneys are costing more

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money
February 7, 2011 --

Here’s a plan for making budget cuts that cost taxpayers $618,000 more every year: Replace private security guards making $77,000 a year at the state Capitol with troopers earning about nine times as much. That’s what the state Department of Public Safety did in 2010.

Mark Richt, UGA football coach: $3,066,275

Mark Richt, UGA football coach: $3,066,275
January 26, 2011 --

Mark Richt wrapped up UGA’s 2009 football season with a 8-5 season and a bowl victory over Texas A&M. For that, and for everything else he does, Richt made more than $3 million last year.

Nov. 8

November 8, 2010 --

Developer’s defaults to cost taxpayers, force thousands from homes Pricey streetcar won’t ease ATL traffic Deal adds more lobbyists to transition team Cobb may get out of amphitheater, golf business Airline prez miffed at Athens airport officials’ criticisms

Nov. 7

November 7, 2010 --

Nathan Deal’s top aide worries ethics watchdogs Early college dropouts cost taxpayers millions Out-of-state donors financed $776K in anti-Marshall ads Outside groups spent $870K to attack Bishop Augusta procurement practices unfair, contractors say

Ex-Fulton financial supervisor charged with stealing county funds

Ex-Fulton financial supervisor charged with stealing county funds
November 5, 2010 --

Fulton County police on Thursday arrested a central figure in an alleged theft of taxpayers’ funds and an alleged cover-up by county commissioners. Nicola Hosier, formerly a financial systems supervisor in Fulton County’s human services agency, faces 15 counts of forgery and credit card theft. Republicans, meanwhile, questioned the timing of the arrest — which came two days after the general election.