Tag Archives: open records

DeKalb County Government “Rotten to the Core,” Investigators Claim

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(APN) ATLANTA — Special Investigators Mike Bowers and Richard Hyde issued a letter to Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May on today, August 05, 2015, outlining serious concerns about DeKalb County Government.   “This correspondence is to give you and the Commission members a brief update of our investigative findings thus far.  What we have found is stunning,” the letter […]

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Mayoral Candidate, Luna, Made False Statement about Open Records Request

(APN) ATLANTA — In an interview with Atlanta Progressive News, Paul Luna, chef and mayoral candidate, made a false statement regarding the City of Atlanta and a City employee with respect to an open records request he made late last month. Luna told APN that he had not received any response to an open records request that he made on […]

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City of Atlanta, APN Editor Settle Open Meetings Lawsuits (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta and the News Editor of Atlanta Progressive News have reached a settlement in two lawsuits, bringing an end to three years of open government litigation. The first lawsuit, filed in 2010, sought for the Atlanta City Council to disclose their secret vote regarding limiting public comment taken at the February 2010 Council Retreat. […]

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Moore, Bond Take Issue with Secret Airport Bid Scores

  (APN) ATLANTA — At the Wednesday, December 14, 2011, meeting of the Transportation Committee of the City Council of Atlanta, Councilwoman Felicia Moore (District 9) took issue with yet even more secretive information related to the new concessions contracts for the Atlanta Hartsfield- Jackson International Airport: this time related to the scores assigned to each bidder by the City […]

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Nkromo Withdraws from Atlanta School Board Race (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — Kwabena Nkromo, a candidate for the Special Election for Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2, has withdrawn from the race. Previously, Atlanta Progressive News reported that Nkromo did not live in District 2 from at least November 2010 to April 2011 because he lived with his ex-girlfriend in the Poncey-Highlands neighborhood. APN also reported that […]

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Ex-Girlfriend Threatens APN Libel Suit over Nkromo Sex Tape Reference (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — The ex-girlfriend of Kwabena Nkromo, who is now a candidate for Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2, has threatened Atlanta Progressive News with a libel suit following an August 03, 2011, article in APN concerning Nkromo.  (SEE EDITORIAL NOTE BELOW REGARDING UPDATE.) In the August 03, 2011, article, APN reported that Nkromo is ineligible to […]

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