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Aug. 14

August 14, 2011 --

EPA: Big agribusinesses that generate manure not properly inspected How a child molestor with a 15-year sentence went 8 years without serving a single day Carpet dealers no longer under state’s gun Opinion: In politics, we get the rascals we deserve

Aug. 13

August 13, 2011 --

Who got the shaft in House, Senate redistricting? Judge demands to know ex-Cobb EMC exec’s pay since settlement Transcript of judge’s lecture to Cobb EMC board members How Beverly Hall spent thousands defending herself in cheating scandal

Aug. 12

August 12, 2011 --

Mistrial, acquittals in AL corruption trial of ex-GA legislative aide Special prosecutor assigned to investigate Muscogee Co. judges APS billed over $125K for Beverly Hall’s legal fees Dem leader threatens colleagues who back GOP redistricting plan 1,760 GA elected officials skirt financial disclosure deadline Augusta city administrator rejects calls for resignation

Aug. 11

August 11, 2011 --

Graves & Rogers’ attorney blames bank for loaning them $$$ Fulton DA denies having conflict in APS cheating case Federal regulator rejects request for Cobb EMC probe

Lobbyists named as finalists for top job at campaign finance panel

Lobbyists named as finalists for top job at campaign finance panel
August 10, 2011 --

Two lobbyists are finalists for the top job at the Georgia Campaign Finance Commission, the panel said today. The nominees for executive secretary are: Holly LaBerge, director of government relations for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, and Jerry Presley, a career public servant who lobbied for the Council for Quality Growth in 2008.

Aug. 10

August 10, 2011 --

Rep. Scott moves to kill Legal Services Corp. after court win over growers Study: LinkedIn tells more than city about ATL airport concessionaires’ revenue Augusta docs sue Medicare over alleged bias toward specialists

Aug. 9

August 9, 2011 --

NAACP suit: Fayette Co. disenfranchises blacks Death rates worse at two ATL hospitals $645K in bonuses paid to APS schools named in cheating scandal Ex-APS official ousted in Texas Dem leader accuses GOP of ‘purging’ white Democrats DeKalb commissioner grants raise as county axes jobs Family Commission Director Resigns, Office may be restructured

Campaign finance panel fines DeKalb commissioners Sutton, Watson

Campaign finance panel fines DeKalb commissioners Sutton, Watson
August 9, 2011 --

DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton failed to disclose more than $101,000 in contributions to her campaigns in 2006 and 2008. For that, she agreed Friday to pay a $2,500 fine. Then-state Rep. Stan Watson, a fellow commissioner, also agreed to a $1,500 fine Friday for raising campaign money while the state Legislature was in session.