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Aug. 5-11, 2013

August 12, 2013 --

East Point can’t account for $200M in spending Lawsuit alleges state agencies withheld hundreds of millions from disabled 9 to 5: Some GA restaurant workers unfairly paid Fulton tax collector raking in thousands in fees Feds deny ATL aquarium’s bid to import 18 beluga whales Most hospitals in GA face readmission fines Georgia attorney general: […]

Rep. Mandi Ballinger: Disclosures leave Q’s

Rep. Mandi Ballinger: Disclosures leave Q's
August 6, 2013 --

Ballinger’s campaign disclosures remain a puzzlement. She reported loaning her 2012 campaign $70,000 but it only owes her $30,000. She failed to carry over a $12,000-plus cash balance in September 2012. And she’s only reported receiving one of the eight donations that PACs have reported giving her. “Those [other] checks were apparently misplaced,” Ballinger wrote in an email.

July 29-Aug. 4, 2013

August 5, 2013 --

Vets fall through cracks in mental health system (paywall) Atlanta’s poor stranded by sprawl Questions raised about ATL pension arrangement Whistleblower: Hospitals defrauded Medicaid Smyrna loses millions on apartment complex deal (paywall) Douglas Co. DA spent $11K on unused storage space Gwinnett schools pick troubled firm for cameras High costs hampering GA rail safety efforts […]