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Note the following post was authored by Wyc Orr, a Common Cause Georgia board member. How revealing, last week’s outcry from the Co-Chair of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s own new Commission on Waste & Efficiency in Government, about the … Continue reading
Note the following post was authored by Terry Taylor, a Common Cause Georgia board member. When Cobb County announced the stadium agreement with the Atlanta Braves, it couldn’t have been clearer: The total investment of $672 million was composed … Continue reading
It’s been six months since we took to the streets in an attempt to force the City of Altanta to let its citizens vote on whether or not we wanted to publicly fund a massive portion of the new $1.2 … Continue reading
At a press conference yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal publicly apologized to all the people stranded or otherwise negatively affected by this week’s ‘snowjam.’ He called preparations before the storm “inadequate” and pledged to launch a full internal review of the … Continue reading
Note the following post was authored by Wyc Orr, Vice-Chairman of the board of Common Cause Georgia. At what price secrecy? Are the costs to taxpayers from bad decisions resulting from secret deal-making by public officials too high for … Continue reading
Note the following post was authored by Terry Taylor, a Common Cause Georgia board member. The Metro Atlanta area has been a hotbed of stadium-related news over the last 18 months. While the Falcons dominated the conversation for most … Continue reading