Tag Archives: Rick Thompson

Political Notes — Another year, another congressional fight over water rights

Georgia and Alabama senators are back fighting over the water wars dispute between the two states . . .

Tags: Beth Beskin , David Perdue , Georgia Chamber awards , Jeff Mullis , John Meadows , Johnny Isakson , Rick Thompson , water wars

Thompson returns to state ethics commission

Rick Thompson, the former executive secretary of the state ethics commission, has been appointed to the panel by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Rick Thompson , State Ethics Commission

New ethics law takes effect, but many questions still unanswered

Lobbyists and legislators are still a little unclear as to what the effects of the state’s new ethics law will be . . .

Tags: ethics law , Holly LaBerge , Jet Toney , lobbyists , Rick Thompson , State Ethics Commission

Deal’s support PAC discloses nearly $1 million in donations

A political action committee started by Gov. Nathan Deal’s supporters reports nearly $1 million in contributions since 2011 . . .

Tags: healthcare contributions , Jim Walters , Nathan Deal , Real PAC , Rick Thompson

London Bridge may be falling down, but is the Georgia Ethics Commission?

The former head of the State Ethics Commission suggests some ways to fund the agency in this guest column . . .

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