Tag Archives: whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes — Here’s one Georgia congressman who will hold town hall meetings

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter does something most of congressional colleagues won’t — schedule town hall meetings in his district . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Jere Wood , Jim Butler , religious liberty , Sam Hall , whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes – Reed pledges to promote ‘immigrant integration’

Atlanta and the federal immigration agency team up in an effort to persuade more foreign-born residents to apply for U.S. citizenship . . .

Tags: Ann Coulter , Georgia Lottery , Green Ribbon Schools , immigrants , Kasim Reed , Kimberly Worth , U.S. citizenship , whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes – For Isakson, the show will go on

Sen. Johnny Isakson will proceed with a visit to the University of Georgia despite cracking three of his ribs . . .

Tags: Jim Butterworth , Johnny Isakson , state settlement , UGA visit , whistleblower lawsuit

On the campaign trail: Georgia’s Senate race becomes even more important (if that’s possible)

Developments in the Kansas Senate race, where incumbent Pat Roberts could be in trouble, may have an impact on Georgia’s Senate race as well . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Greg Orman , Holly LaBerge , Kansas Senate race , legal sanctions , Michelle Nunn , Pat Roberts , Sam Olens , Ural Glanville , whistleblower lawsuit

Judge sanctions A-G’s office, ethics commission chief, for not disclosing document

Fulton County judge sanctions the attorney general’s office and the ethics commission director for not turning over an important document in a whistleblower lawsuit against the state . . .

Tags: Ethics Commission , Holly LaBerge , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Stacey Kalberman , Ural Glanville , whistleblower lawsuit

Deal’s wounds from the ethics commission controversy are self-inflicted

Gov. Nathan Deal could have prevented the mess that spilled over in last week’s trial of the whistleblower lawsuit filed by Stacey Kalberman . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: ethics commission investigation , Nathan Deal , Stacey Kalberman , whistleblower lawsuit

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

Ethics commission attorney says Deal could have been fined $70,000

The former staff attorney for the state ethics commission testifies that Gov. Deal could have been fined more than $70,000 over complaints filed against his 2010 campaign; the governor paid $3,350 in fees . . .

Tags: Elisabeth Murray-Obertein , Nathan Deal , Stacey Kalberman , State Ethics Commission , Ural Glanville , whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes – The ethics commission lawsuit will go to trial

A Fulton County judge turns down the state’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former state ethics commission employee, saying that the matter will have to go to trial . . .

Tags: Fiserv , Mayo Clinic , Nathan Deal , State Ethics Commission , WellStart , whistleblower lawsuit