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DeKalb Commissioner Jester Calls for CEO May to Resign

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(APN) DECATUR — DeKalb County Commissioner Nancy Jester (District 1) has called for the resignation of Interim CEO Lee May, in the wake of the Bowers-Hyde corruption report released at the end of September 2015.   http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2015/10/10/DeKalb-county-report-finds-widespread-corruption-seeks-mays-resignation/   During a press conference today, Tuesday, October 13, 2015, Jester stated there is no other way to regain public confidence.   “Corruption […]

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Common Cause Turnover in Georgia driven by Refocus on Voting Rights (UPDATE 1)

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(APN) ATLANTA — On August 11, 2015 Common Cause announced the resignation of its Georgia chapter director, William Perry.   Perry helmed the state chapter for over four years, serving as a vigilant government watchdog on issues of ethics, transparency, public spending, and money-in-politics.  His efforts were directed large at the City of Atlanta and the State of Georgia.   […]

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Kathy Ashe Retires from State House

State Rep. Kathy Ashe (D-Atlanta), a former Republican-turned Democrat who recently headed up the Fulton County delegation to the House, has resigned.   Dear Friends, I want you to be among the first to know of a difficult decision I have made: I will not run for re-election this year. While I am confident that I could win with hard […]

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Deal, Reed, Muhammad Nudge Atlanta BOE Chairman El towards Resignation

(APN) ATLANTA — On various occasions over the last few weeks, key political players at the local and state levels have been nudging Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education Chairman Khaatim El towards resignation; and a Board vote on a new Chairperson might be drawing close, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. According to one Board Member who attended a closed-door […]

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Parents’ Group Calls on El to Resign as APS Board Chair

  (APN) ATLANTA — On Friday, March 18, 2011, a group of Atlanta Public Schools parents called Step Up or Step Down–which was formed after AdvancED/SACS CASI put APS on probation in January 2011–called upon Board of Education Chairman Khaatim El to step down as Chair. Among their concerns are recent revelations that El flipped Board Member Lachandra Butler-Burks the […]

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