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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
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 morning the Georgia World Congress Center Authority met to approve the non-binding terms of the new stadium deal with the Atlanta Falcons. The meeting only lasted ten minutes, after which the board unanimously rubber-stamped the twenty four page framework. No … Continue reading
By Wyc Orr, Common Cause Georgia board member As most of us have heard, a “deal” is apparently in the works to build a new home for our Atlanta Falcons. Negotiations are reportedly already in advanced stages, with the AJC … 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
I’ve been working at Common Cause Georgia for over six months and my level of political awareness and anger has increased exponentially during that time. I wasn’t a very politically active young person before beginning my internship, and now I … Continue reading