Tag Archives: ethics complaint

Political Notes — Settlement in State Bar’s complaint against Ralston?

Media reports say Speaker David Ralston and the State Bar of Georgia may be close to resolving a long-standing complaint against Ralston . . .

Tags: Chris Carr , David Ralston , early voting , ethics complaint , presidential poll , Senate race poll , State Bar

Supreme Court names Castellani to handle Ralston complaint

Retired judge Robert Castellani is appointed as the replacement special master to oversee the State Bar complaint against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , Robert Castellani , State Bar of Georgia

Dehler exits the Ralston case as special master

The attorney appointed as special master to handle the State Bar of Georgia’s ethics complaint against House Speaker David Ralston has decided to step down . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , State Bar of Georgia

On the campaign trail: Complaint against Carter fundraiser is rejected

An ethics complaint filed against state Sen. Jason Carter’s campaign is rejected; Gov. Nathan Deal wants to continue with no-bid state contracts . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , ethics complaint , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Nathan Deal , New Georgia Project , no-bid contracts , Rick Allen , voter registration

Ethics complaint against Better Georgia is tossed

The state ethics commission rejects a complaint filed against Better Georgia, a Democratic advocacy group, by a Republican Party activist . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , Bryan Long , Cade Joiner , ethics complaint , IRS regulations , political activity , State Ethics Commission

Deal: Ethics allegations ‘false,’ AJC doesn’t even qualify as a ‘fishwrapper’

Gov. Deal denies the explosive allegations in a newspaper article about the ethics commission’s investigation of a complaint against the governor . . .

Tags: Atlanta Journal-Constitution , ethics complaint , Holly LaBerge , Nathan Deal , Stacy Kalberman , State Ethics Commission

Political Notes – Taking potshots at Isakson, Chambliss

Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss catch some flak for allowing debate to move forward on a gun control bill in the Senate . . .

Tags: agriculture department , drunken fraternity party , ethics complaint , Gary Black , gun control , immigration march , Johnny Isakson , Josh McKoon , Saxby Chambliss

GBI will look at Balfour’s expense filings

At the request of Attorney General Sam Olens, the GBI is looking into expense claims filed by Sen. Don Balfour that resulted in him being fined $5,000 by the Senate Ethics Committee . . .

Tags: Don Balfour , ethics complaint , expense reports , GBI , Sam Olens

Ralston’s European vacation results in $300 fine for lobbyist

The state ethics commission settles a complaint filed against the lobbyist who treated House Speaker David Ralston and his family to a European trip in 2010 . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , European junket , James Christopher Brady , mag-lev trains , State Ethics Commission , William Perry

Senate Ethics panel finds ‘cause’ to investigate Balfour charges

Senate Ethics Committee will move forward on ethics complaints against powerful state Sen. Don Balfour . . .

Tags: Don Balfour , ethics complaint , expense reimbursements , John Crosby , Senate Ethics Committee