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Hartsfield Jackson Airport and the City of Atlanta recently concluded the largest round of contract bidding ever seen in North America. The contracts at stake were worth over $3 billion dollars. Given the enormity of the process, CCGA advocated for … Continue reading
Let’s set the record straight – Common Cause Georgia is not smearing anyone’s name, especially not that of Mayor Kasim Reed. We are, however, hoping he will rise to the occasion and embrace true ethics reform as he has in … Continue reading
Some of you may have noticed that we are in the process of updating our website. One of our goals was to have a current list of General Assembly members who filed their disclosure reports late. The Georgia Government Transparency … Continue reading
Note: This entry represents the opinion of the writer, not the official position of Common Cause Georgia. People are buzzing about the email from Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz calling people to withhold campaign contributions until a debt solution is … Continue reading
We hear the term PAC thrown around a lot in the political sphere, but what exactly does it mean? The Federal Election Commission defines a Political Action Committee (PAC) as political committees established and administered by corporations, labor unions, membership … Continue reading
Campaigns cost money. All the flyers, mailings, posters, banners, and buttons add up, not to mention the costs of office staff, campaign headquarters, and countless media slots. So it is no small wonder why candidates up for election put so … Continue reading