Category Archives: campaign disclosures

Early Voting Laws Narrowly Escape Sine Die Intact (UPDATE 1)

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With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale, News Editor (APN) ATLANTA — On Sine Die, the last day of the Georgia Legislative Session, on Thursday, April 02, 2015, Georgians’ already-reduced early voting period hung in legislative limbo with the possibility of it being further reduced from twenty-one to twelve days.  But ultimately the effort to reduce early voting failed.   […]

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(IPS) Notorious Former Super-Lobbyist, Abramoff, Urges Ethics Reform

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at:   ATLANTA, Georgia, Feb 28 2013 (IPS) – Notorious former Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who spent more than three years in federal prison for tax evasion, conspiracy to bribe public officials and fraud, is now touring the U.S. urging ethics reform at the federal level. During a visit Wednesday […]

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Rep. Taylor’s Undisclosed Contributions Surpass 24,000 Dollars

(APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Rashad Taylor (D-Atlanta), who is in a heated Democratic Primary with incumbent State Rep. Pat Gardner (D-Atlanta), has undisclosed campaign contributions now totaling over twenty-four thousand dollars.  The new total was first revealed by Atlanta Unfiltered. Taylor’s campaign finance disclosure reports for the period ending December 31, 2011, and March 31, 2012, list no contributions, […]

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Rep. Taylor Still Missing 2011 Disclosure, Owes $750 in Fines (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Rashad Taylor (D-Atlanta) has yet to to file his Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, which was due June 30, 2011, and he currently owes 750 dollars in unpaid fines for that report as well as other reports that he filed late, according to a search of the […]

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Fulton Declines to Limit Contractors’ Campaign Donations

  (APN) ATLANTA — On Wednesday, August 17, 2011, the Board of Commissioners of Fulton County voted down a proposal, 2 to 4, by Commissioner Emma Darnell (District 5), which would have prevented contractors from making donations to any County Commissioner within one year of applying to do business with the County. Darnell and Bill Edwards (District 7) supported the […]

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