Tag Archives: U.S. Attorney

Former lawmaker Pak nominated for U.S. Attorney

Former Georgia House member BJay Pak is nominated to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia . . .

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Political Notes – Lineups are set for the SEC primary

Secretary of State Brian Kemp releases the list of candidates whose names will be on the March 1 presidential preference primary ballots . . .

Tags: Billy Linville , Brian Kemp , Casey Cagle , Georgia DOT , HEROs , Hutcheson Medical Center , John Horn , presidential primaries , U.S. Attorney

Floyd Medical settles disabilities allegations

Floyd Medical Center agrees to give more assistance to patients and caregivers who have hearing problems in a settlement over ADA allegations . . .

Tags: ADA , federal settlement , Floyd Medical Center , U.S. Attorney

Guardian pays $3 mil. to settle Medicare claims allegations

The U.S. Attorney’s Office reaches a settlement with Guardian over the alleged submission of false Medicare claims for services to hospice patients . . .

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Political Notes – Trying to revive the ‘Son of TSPLOST’

A proposal to hold another sales tax referendum for highway projects is being discussed in Middle Georgia, but some counties have already expressed their opposition to the idea . . .

Tags: bribery sentences , Columbus State , commodity commissions , Dax Lopez , GALEO , Nathan Deal , T-SPLOST , U.S. Attorney

Political Notes – Some good and not-so-good poll news for Trump

Trump is running strong among Republicans in South Carolina, an early primary state, but Hispanic voters really dislike him . . .

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DOT manager indicted on bribery charges

Federal prosecutors say a former DOT supervisor accepted bribes for unauthorized dumping of dirt at state locations . . .

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Political Notes – Congress puts another patch on the highway funding mess

As July 31 deadlines nears, U.S. House votes to pass another short-term fix for funding the Highway Trust Fund . . .

Tags: corrections department , Highway Trust Fund , theft charges , U.S. Attorney

MCCG agrees to pay $20 million Medicare fine

Macon-based MCCG, Georgia’s second largest hospital, will pay the federal government $20 million to settle allegations that it overbilled Medicare for healthcare services . . .

Tags: MCCG , Medicare , overbilling , U.S. Attorney

C. W. Matthews will pay $1 million to settle federal allegations

C. W. Matthews, one of Georgia’s largest highway contracting firms, will pay $1 million to settle false claims act allegations from the federal government . . .

Tags: C. W. Matthews , false claims act , highway construction contracts , U.S. Attorney , U.S. DOT