Tag Archives: Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission

Robocalls Spur Personal Attack by House Leader

House Majority Leader angrily replies to watchdog’s request for meaningful reform  In a surprising response to a letter sent to ethics committee conferees requesting consideration of amendments and informing members of advocacy calls to voters in their legislative districts, House Majority Leader Larry O’Neal … Continue reading

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Ralston’s Reform Too Good to Be True

How wonderful it would be for Georgia’s ethics commission to be able to write rules again. It would be a marvelous thing for lobbyists to lose their ability to give unlimited gifts to government officials in this state. The two … Continue reading

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A Look at the Ethics Commission by the Numbers

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the “State Ethics Commission”, and all it’s inefficiency. The three graphics below illustrate just how far the Ethics Commission has fallen in a short amount of time. Hover over the images to … Continue reading

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Too Little, Too Late

Changes at the State Ethics Commission Aren’t Enough to Save It The situation at the State Ethics Commission has been spiraling downward for years. It seems like everything came to a head this summer, when staff and commissioners left the … Continue reading

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