Tag Archives: Lobbyist spending

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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The Ethics Reform Georgia Needed

Common Cause Georgia and I would like to express our sincere gratitude toward former representative McCracken Poston and lobbyist Jim Kulstad for speaking with me about their involvement in passing Georgia’s Ethics in Government Act of 1992. Without their contributions … Continue reading

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Lobbying a special session costs $10,000 a day

How much lobbyist money does it take to make a legislative session? $100,000.  That’s a lot of money, more than most Georgians make in a year. Of course, to the lobbyists, $100K is just chump change; it’s how much lobbyists spent in the two … Continue reading

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