Officials decry lack of coordination in storm cleanup Improper oaths prompt concerns that judge’s decisions invalid
Ex-ATL city councilwoman enters guilty plea
Cobb case prods new push for EMC changes Insurance co. won’t underwrite bond for Savannah’s acting city manager Ex-coach’s reverse-bias suit against Savannah State moves slowly
Robert Mueller, the director of the FBI, e-mailed me just now to offer me $10 million. Wonder if it’s a scam.
Former SCLC leader Rev. Raleigh Trammell indicted Female victim of Ga. electric chair to be honored Deal adds $106K to judicial oversight budget Better Business Bureau lists top scams of 2010
County resources used to clear legislator’s driveway Savannah hospital CEO’s ouster to cost $900K Bibb property taxes to become more unfair under new state law, some say Audit: Medicaid companies improving
Two Fulton County employees who lost their jobs are not whistleblowers, attorneys for the county say, but even if they were, they can’t sue the county. The workers say they were caught up in a backlash against a politically sensitive probe of the misuse of county funds. Now the county contends it is immune from claims under Georgia’s whistleblower law — an argument that could undermine such suits across the state.
Georgia plan would raise taxes initially Reactor design still drawing criticism
Cracks in system let trooper shooting suspect stay free Deal brings in campaign cash since winning
The Georgia Supreme Court today ordered a 3-year suspension for an attorney who refused to stop appealing a client’s conviction and his own disciplinary action. The court’s order lays out a 10-year chain of court battles over a client’s $400 fine and 3-day jail sentence. The court found Arthur F. Millard’s actions showed “a basic disrespect of the attorney-client relationship and … needlessly subjected his client to liability, after she made clear that she no longer desired his services.”
Among the consequences of Georgia’s new ethics law: It will require more reporting by lobbyists and will probably thin out their herd, at least at the state level. It will relieve hundreds of the new governor’s appointees of the need to disclose even a smidgen about their personal finances. And, combined with budget problems, it will require the state ethics commission for the next several months to set aside one of its core missions, says its chairman, Patrick Millsaps.