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April 4

April 4, 2010 --

Board member accused of interfering, injecting race into DeKalb school closings debate UGA hazing habits: Problem may be rooted in organization traditions Billions in nuclear waste funds in limbo Independent study faults quality of Ga. day-care centers

April 3

April 3, 2010 --

Ethics report latest setback for Deal DA refers Hall County investigation to outside agency Vernon Jones defends himself, vows to continue Congress run

April 2

April 2, 2010 --

DeKalb school board asks superintendent to leave Former DeKalb CEO says discrimination verdict not a deterrent Twiggs judge recommended for removal Bill to track costs of tax breaks goes to governor

April 1

April 1, 2010 --

Vernon Jones loses DeKalb discrimination suit 18 settle claims from 2008 Imperial Sugar explosion Cobb EMC’s directors decline to attend candidates’ forum Opinion: Hospital deal bad medicine for public

Demoted DOT treasurer Mahfuz announces retirement

April 1, 2010 --

Earl Mahfuz, the Georgia DOT’s top numbers guy until state investigators found evidence of financial shenanigans, has retired effective today. Mahfuz has been at the center of an accounting controversy in which DOT employed practices described by Gov. Sonny Perdue as “Enron accounting.”

Common Cause: Ethics bill includes junket protection, gadfly intimidation

Common Cause: Ethics bill includes junket protection, gadfly intimidation
March 31, 2010 --

Call it the 2010 Georgia Junket Protection Act. Ethics legislation pushed by House Speaker David Ralston would exempt lobbyists from having to disclose what they spend to fly, feed and house lawmakers attending their annual conventions, which often seem to be held in warm, sunny climes near a large body of water. In this way and several others, Common Cause Georgia says, the state’s ethics laws are about to take several giant steps backward.

March 31

March 31, 2010 --

$2 million verdict sought in DeKalb discrimination case Costly racial case roils DeKalb Lawsuit: Columbus city leaders look at porn at work Critics: ATL police chief search too secretive

March 30

March 30, 2010 --

Deal: Complaint part of political conspiracy Telecom, PSC bills survive Earthlink to pay $3.7M to settle suit over early termination fees Casey Cagle may have some explaining to do Homeless liaison’s salary under fire Audit clears Gainesville schools of wrongdoing

March 29

March 29, 2010 --

U.S. House panel accuses Deal of ethics violations Others cut but Legislature’s spending up Head Start pay hikes stimulate criticism Forsyth County demotes fire marshal

ATL ethics board puts attorney’s free meals on menu

March 29, 2010 --

Atlanta’s ethics board can fine employees who accept improper gratuities. But a staff attorney contends the panel can’t touch him for enjoying expensive meals bought by opposing lawyers. Why? Because, senior assistant city attorney Robert N. Godfrey says, he answers to a higher power — the State Bar of Georgia. Read on…