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Jan. 14-24, 2013

  TV producer quits to protest Public Broadcasting’s hiring of Chip Rogers How subparagraph (c) undercuts Senate ethics reform Public funds support scholarships at anti-gay private schools Ex-officers: APD had arrest quotas Georgia Tech police wanted spy drones at football games Fourth complaint filed challenging private probation practices Bibb schools bet big on Promise Neighborhood […]

Jan. 7-13, 2013

DeKalb investigation seeks evidence of bribery, racketeering Ex-coroner’s wife sends Chatham Co. $126K for ‘accounting discrepancies’ Donors not disclosed in annual Wild Hog event National Guard officer alleges helicopter misuse MARTA chief promises to address overtime Lawmakers’ last-minute fund-raisers Chair of Fulton elections board resigns Two men plead guilty in Albany bribery case

Dec. 31-Jan. 6, 2013

Despite millions spent, scope of human trafficking is unknown Ethics & the Legislature: Money, secrets, power rule Dome New Clayton Co. commission fires county manager, calls for forensic audits Clayton Co. DA accuses commission of violating Open Meetings Act Free tickets often requested by lawmakers GBI investigating Chatham Co. coroner’s expenses DeKalb Co. school board […]

Dec. 24-30, 2012

  How Georgia waged war on its poorest citizens Metro counties sue subprime lender claiming loss of tax base DeKalb school board member: Audit shows ‘troubled’ system Audit: Gaps in Ga. driver records put safety, money at risk Chatham County corner resigned as $200K+ in expenses questioned Gift ban may end legislators’ free football tickets […]

Dec. 17-23, 2012

  Loophole let Gwinnett commissioner’s firm do business with county DeKalb schools put on probation DeKalb DA looking at SACS report Lawyer: Bibb school system harmed whistleblower again DOT: Maynard Jackson’s widow should keep disadvantaged business status Fulton judge voids Atlanta’s public vending contract Who’s polluting in Georgia? (with interactive map!) Judge dismisses Common Cause […]

Dec. 10-16

Immigration courts inside prisons, far from public view Georgia sex offender tracking falls off Camden County judge enters guilty pleas, then resigns Stockbridge City Council ousts mayor DeKalb Co. commissioner won’t be charged with DUI Grady Co. judge accused of misconduct

Dec. 3-9

Suits allege wrongful baby deaths at S. Fulton Medical Center Fulton Development Authority’s outside contracts questioned Fulton proposal to fix jail locks fails when Lowe shows up 3 hours late Whistleblowers say dialysis firm bilked Medicare Governor called meeting to discuss senator’s new GPB job Audit: Lax gas-card controls costing ATL big bucks Dunwoody ethics […]

Nov. 26-Dec. 2

  Fake medical providers slip through Medicare loophole Angel Food Ministry case bogged down by millions of pages of documents Some Augusta voters use vacant lots as registration address Is Imperial Sugar off the hook with feds? State inspector general makes four cases a year Audit: DOT lax in verifying businesses as disadvantaged Fayette spends […]

Nov. 19-25

‘Bed tax’ a windfall for some hospitals, a loser for others Fulton Development Authority’s lavish spending questioned Legal logjam lets troubled cops keep their badges MARTA overtime spurs safety concerns Landfill owned by Deal’s friend violates county zoning Confusion, mistrust prevalent at private Macon academy New setup approved for Forsyth Co. ethics panel

Nov. 12-18

Atlanta Unfiltered’s Watchdog News report, after a hiatus of several months, is back today in a somewhat different format. Rather than a daily update, we will present a weekly Monday package of watchdog news from news outlets across Georgia. Please let us know if there’s something you think we missed. Georgia schools lay unequal foundation […]

July 16

  DFCS knew Cobb girl wasn’t being fed months before death The ‘independent’ effort to protect state Senate Republicans How Fulton jail’s and non-profit’s policies help spread HIV Powerful legislators led failed banks Delays, cost increases plague nation’s new nuclear projects Audit: New food-safety law not being strictly enforced Henry Co. lawmaker reimburses campaign for […]

June 18

  Poor schools still get short end of ‘equalization’ fund Court says bond-fighting lawyer must be disciplined Questions stalk congressional hopeful’s campaign donors Ethics panel sends Oxendine case to trial Obama administration, citing Atlanta’s Renee Glover, sets housing agency pay caps Atlanta audit shows rules on development arm’s use of tax money too lax State’s […]

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