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Common Cause Files IRS Tax Fraud Claim against ALEC

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(APN) ATLANTA — The national organization Common Cause has filed a whistleblower Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax fraud claim against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).   They are charging ALEC with falsely claiming to be a tax-exempt non-profit organization, to subsidize its lobbying and model legislation to benefit corporate interests.   The first complaint was filed against ALEC in […]

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Councilwoman Sheperd Protects Beltline, Perpetuates Fraud

(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd (District 12), Chairwoman of the Community Development/Human Resources (CD/HR) Cmte, continues to protect Beltline Inc. from oversight and scrutiny, while allowing them to use her Cmte to perpetuate an apparent fraud upon the public. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, the Beltline made a false statement in an answer to questions […]

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APS Ethics Panel: Evidence Mr. English Not Truthful with Public

  APS Ethics Panel: Evidence Mr. English Not Truthful By Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — The Ethics Commission of Atlanta Public Schools announced its initial findings in the ethics case involving Atlanta Board of Education Member Courtney English’s deceptive statements to the public, according to a copy to Mr. English dated March 01, 2011, obtained by Atlanta Progressive News. “The […]

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Delk, English Defiant in Response to APS Ethics Investigation

  (APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools Board Member Courtney English was defiant in the face of an APS Ethics Commission investigation regarding his apparently defrauding the public, according to documents filed by English’s attorney, Glenn Delk, obtained by Atlanta Progressive News. As previously reported by APN, Delk represented English in his first ethics case before the Commission, which involved […]

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APS Ethics Panel to Hold Hearing on Mr. English with Independent Officer

  (APN) ATLANTA — Last night, Wednesday, February 16, 2011, the Ethics Commission for Atlanta Public Schools voted to hold a hearing regarding the pending complaint that Board of Education Member Courtney English deceived the public. At issue is whether he deceived the public regarding his misuse of an APS credit card. ┬áHe told the public in a mass email […]

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APS Ethics Panel Pursuing El Cases, Considering Outside Officer for English Case

(APN) ATLANTA — Several Atlanta Public Schools parents have contacted Atlanta Progressive News to report significant progress at last night’s Atlanta Public Schools Ethics Commission meeting, of Wednesday, February 09, 2011. First, the Commission agreed to investigate the two ethics complaints filed against APS Board of Education Chairman Khaatim El. As previously reported by APN, El received private, pro bono […]

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Dekalb Judge Barbara Mobley Resigns after 16 Allegations by JQC

Dekalb County State Court Judge Barbara Mobley has stepped down in a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal, after the Judicial Qualifications Commission filed a complaint against her alleging 16 different violations, according to news reports. She has agreed to never serve as a judge again in the State of Georgia. The 16 violations included, according to the JQC report filed […]

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