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Sen. David Lucas (SD 26)

Sen. David Lucas (SD 26)
May 9, 2014 --

Former Rep. David Lucas has kept much of his campaign spending off the radar over the years, moreso perhaps than any other Georgia legislator. Since 2010 his House campaign committee reported spending more than $78,000 — 46 percent of all disbursements — for unspecified purposes. Lucas has also kept some private business interests off the radar, including his wife’s consulting business and his role as an officer in the non-profit Bowden Men’s Golf Association, which has received payments from his campaign and from a political action committee that employs lobbyists at the Capitol. Lucas still hasn’t filed a disclosure for 2012.

Records show NewTown Macon Inc., a non-profit promoting development in downtown Macon, paid Lucas and his company $24,350 — an amount he has declined to disclose — to campaign for passage of a 1 percent local option sales tax in 2010. NewTown also played a role in a small land transaction that netted Lucas a $3,400 profit in 2008.

Oct. 12

October 12, 2011 --

ATL fire dep’t issued grim warning in seeking federal grant Report: Georgia’s mental health overhaul significant First punishments coming in APS cheating scandal 3rd Madison Co. police dog dies Twiggs commission chairman held in contempt for church work Winder asks state to monitor election

May 5

May 5, 2011 --

APD major claims retirement was forced Smyrna gun shop loses another round in legal fight with NY Twiggs Co. administrator resigns after investigation