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Ralston still wrangling with State Bar over complaint

The State Bar wants a full hearing into allegations of unprofessional conduct by House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Mark Dehler , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Supreme Court

Political Notes – In times of trouble, Barnes is the one they call

Politicians as different as David Ralston and Tyrone Brooks have hired the same lawyer when they faced serious legal issues: former governor Roy Barnes . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , David Ralston , J. Max Davis , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Stefanini , Tyrone Brooks

Sanders remembered as the governor who ‘transformed’ Georgia

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday for former governor Carl Sanders . . .

Tags: Carl Sanders , Mark Cohen , memorial service , Nathan Deal , roy barnes

Supreme Court upholds charges against former head of Cobb EMC

The racketeering indictment of former Cobb EMC chief executive officer Dwight Brown is upheld by a majority of the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , criminal indictment , Dwight Brown , Georgia Supreme Court , roy barnes

Georgia close to paying back federal unemployment loan

Georgia has paid back nearly $1 billion it borrowed from the federal government to pay unemployment benefits during the great recession and resulting economic downturn . . .

Tags: Charlie Flemming , employer contributions , jobless benefits , Mark Butler , Nathan Deal , roy barnes , unemployment insurance trust fund

Marcus Collins, old school Georgia politico, dies

Marcus Collins, one of the most influential people in state government for four decades, dies at the age of 87 . . .

Tags: George Busbee , Joe Frank Harris , Marcus Collins , roy barnes , Tom Murphy , Zell Miller

Political Notes – Church lowers its price for stadium site, but will Falcons pay it?

Mount Vernon Baptist Church reduces the price it would demand for moving out of the way of a new football stadium, Mayor Kasim Reed announces . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Doug Stoner , football stadium , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia Transportation Alliance , GWCCA , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , roy barnes , Sam Olens , trade mission

Rep. Brooks will not be suspended from Legislature

A review committee decides not to suspend indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) from office . . .

Tags: federal indictment , Nathan Deal , review commission , roy barnes , Sam Olens , suspension from office , Tyrone Brooks

Another politician faces the music

Money can be a powerful temptation for a person in elected office, as politicians prove over and over again . . .

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Locked courthouse could derail trial of former Cobb EMC head

The Supreme Court mulls the quashed indictment of former Cobb EMC chief Dwight Brown . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , David Nahmias , Dwight Brown , Georgia Supreme Court , Harold Melton , John Floyd , roy barnes