Tag Archives: ethics complaints

Ethics Commission dismisses Real PAC, Better Georgia cases

State ethics commissions dismisses two campaign finance complaints filed during the 2014 race for governor . . .

Tags: Ben Vinson , Better Georgia , Bryan Long , ethics complaints , Real PAC , rules and regulations , State Ethics Commission

Ethics Commission promises new lobbyist rules before Dec. 31

The state ethics commission holds an official meeting, with all members present, and handles its first ethics complaints in more than six months . . .

Tags: Dennis Cathey , ethics complaints , Hillary Stringfellow , lobbyist rules , State Ethics Commission , Stefan Passantino

On the campaign trail: Deal, Carter lob ethics bombs at each other

Gov. Nathan Deal and state Sen. Jason Carter are firing away at each other’s campaigns with ethics complaints and allegations; Georgia elects its first Asian American to the Superior Court bench . . .

Tags: Asian-American judge , ethics complaints , Jason Carter , Meng Lim , Nathan Deal

Carter: A-G should investigate latest ethics commission allegations

Jason Carter says Attorney General Sam Olens needs to investigate the circumstances surrounding the state ethics commission’s handling of complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal’s 2010 campaign . . .

Tags: ethics complaints , Holly LaBerge , Jason Carter , Lee Parks , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , State Ethics Commission

On the campaign trail: Carter calls for reopening of ethics probe

State Sen. Jason Carter has asked Attorney General Sam Olens to reopen an investigation of campaign finance complaints filed against Gov. Nathan Deal — something Olens is not likely to do . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Eric Johnson , ethics complaints , Jason Carter , Jody Hice , Nathan Deal , NRA , Paul Broun , Sam Olens

Jury rules state must pay former ethics commission staffer $700,000

Fulton County jury rules in favor of ethics commission staffer who lost her job after trying to investigate complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal; state ordered to pay her $700,000 . . .

Tags: civil trial , ethics complaints , Fulton County Superior Court , Nathan Deal , Stacey Kalberman , whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes – Gingrey’s miffed at making only $172,000 a year

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey doesn’t think it’s right that he is only paid $172,000 a year when lobbyists are making so much money . . .

Tags: congressional salaries , connie stokes , David Pennington , Ethics Commission , ethics complaints , governor\'s race , John Barge , Nathan Deal , Phil Gingrey

GBI completes Balfour review, turns over information to Olens

The GBI has finished its investigation of expense reports filed by Sen. Don Balfour and turned over the files to Attorney General Sam Olens . . .

Tags: Don Balfour , ethics complaints , expense report filings , GBI , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Ga. Power pushes back a little on solar power

Georgia Power CEO Paul Bowers is skeptical that solar power has much of a future in the state; the state’s latest drought enters its third year . . .

Tags: Drought , ethics complaints , George Anderson , Georgia Power , Paul Bowers , solar power , U.S. Attorney , union official

Deal tries to swat the ethics gadfly

Gov. Nathan Deal seeks to recover legal fees from ethics watchdog George Anderson over allegations Anderson filed that were later dismissed . . .

Tags: ethics complaints , George Anderson , Nathan Deal , Randy Evans