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Disgraced Former Councilman, Willis, Seeks Land Bank Appointment

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(APN) ATLANTA — Disgraced former Atlanta City Councilman Lamar Willis (Post 3-at-large) could soon assume a public leadership position once again.   Mayor Kasim Reed recently appointed Willis to serve on the Atlanta Land Bank Authority, which acquires tax-foreclosed properties to turn over to developers or keep for long-term planning.   The appointment must be approved by City Council before […]

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Judge Hears Contempt Motion against Olens, LaBerge Over Withheld Memo

(APN) ATLANTA — In the ongoing saga of the Stacey Kalberman whistleblower case, Kalberman, represented by attorney Kim Worth, has made a motion sanctions against Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and against Executive Director Holly LaBerge, for Olens’s failure to turn over a controversial memo in the discovery phase of the Kalberman whistleblower case.  As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive […]

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Better Georgia Steps on GOP’s Last Nerve; Faces Ethics Complaint; Dodges Another

With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale   (APN) ATLANTA — Better Georgia’s publicizing on Gov. Nathan Deal’s ethics scandals has upset Republican activists to the point that two Georgia Republicans filed ethics charges against the organization.       Cade Joiner of Macon, Georgia, complained on July 08, 2014 that Better Georgia was violating the standards of a 501(c)(4), […]

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