Category Archives: Common Cause Georgia

Common Cause Files IRS Tax Fraud Claim against ALEC


(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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APN 2014 Endorsements Pt. 1: “Nunn of the Above,” Gibeling, Stokes

APN 2014 Endorsements Pt. 1: “Nunn of the Above,” Gibeling, Stokes By Matthew Charles Cardinale, News Editor (October 12, 2014) (APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta Progressive News Board of Directors has issued endorsements in Georgia’s 2014 General Election. Previously, in the 2014 Primary Election, we endorsed State Sen. Jason Carter (D-Decatur) for Governor; and former Decatur Schools Board Chair Valerie […]

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Bozarth Successfully Petitions onto Ballot in State House Race

(APN) ATLANTA — Bill Bozarth, the former executive director of Common Cause Georgia, has successfully used Georgia’s five percent petition law to get on the ballot in the State House District 54 race.     Jared Thomas, a spokesman for Secretary of State Brian Kemp, confirmed Bozarth’s accomplishment in an interview with Atlanta Progressive News.     Bozarth is running […]

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Bozarth, New Seek Georgia House Seats as Independents

(APN) ATLANTA — As election season shapes up for 2014, at least two Atlantans have announced their intent to seek access to the ballot as independent candidates for State House.     Bill Bozarth, a long-time activist and former Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia, is running for State House District 54, the seat being vacated by State Rep. Ed […]

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