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It’s been hard not to hear about all of the ethical issues plaguing DeKalb County over the past year. Residents have had more than a few reasons to be angered — the former CEO Burrell Ellis was indicted back in … Continue reading
This summer Common Cause Georgia has a brand new crop of interns. Their experience with politics ranges from never having voted to having their TV permanently set to C-SPAN. Each of our interns will be blogging throughout the summer about … Continue reading
We at Common Cause Georgia are calling on the Atlanta City Council to delay voting on Hartsfield Jackson Airport concession contracts. There is a significant Cause for Pause. This round of contracting is the largest in North American aviation history, … Continue reading
It is a tumultuous time for American citizens: we’re facing a harsh economic reality, education related debt has reached an all-time high of $1trillion, and the unemployment rate is at its highest level since the Great Depression. In times like … Continue reading
The 1965 Voting Rights Act debate in Georgia The redistricting machine is still in motion. Yet, as the legislature works to pass the maps drawn up in the August special session, it finds itself up against an old familiar roadblock: … Continue reading