Author Archives: Ryan Splitlog

Clouds of Suspicion

  The latest chapter of controversy at Hartsfield-Jackson over concessions contracts unfolded earlier this week with an FAA mandate. Back in April, the AJC reported that the FAA was questioning the disadvantaged status of four winners. Since then, the FAA has determined … Continue reading

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Alabama is a sweet home for ethics commissions

Georgia’s ethics commission is in a sad state.  Extreme budget cuts have left the organization toothless, short staffed, and in many cases unable to even send a letter to those who fail to properly report campaign finances.  Common Cause Georgia, … Continue reading

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Ethics Reform 101

Lobbying, much like the term “bureaucracy”, is a word used negatively to highlight what is wrong with politics.  Citizens think of lobbyists as deep pocketed agents for rich corporations who are not afraid to exchange cash and lavish gifts for … Continue reading

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