Ga. lobbyist’s ex-boss pleads guilty to bribery in Alabama Frazier: Lobbyists sank tax reform Lawsuit attacks Ga. mental health system, could cost millions East Point gives out unauthorized raises 3rd finalist withdraws from DeKalb’s school superintendent search Morris Brown negotiating to pay down federal debt Columbus fined $150K for sewage spills
Cobb EMC chief indicted for racketeering, theft Deal sets up payment plan for debt Editorial: Transparency missing in tax reform panel
Lobbyists seek more tax breaks at tax reform panel session Gingrey defends arrangement surrounding 2008 earmark Accuser: Bishop Eddie Long is ‘almost like a drug’ Accrediting agency asked to review ATL school board decisions
The 2010 Georgia Legislature took some positive steps to address the state’s $5 billion budget deficit, such as passing bills to raise almost $375 million in new revenues and to improve tax collections and transparency. But it also approved long-term tax cuts ($624 million a year when fully implemented) that will shift the cost of government services onto middle-class and low-income Georgians, says the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
The Caldwell file: Which judges knew what and when? Federal judge issues injunction against state’s anti-nepotism law Economist: Tax reform should spread burden Indigent defense legislation delayed until next year Community banks face fallout from reforms aimed at Wall Street Columbus State faculty votes no confidence in president, provost Critics say ethics bill doesn’t go […]