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On Heels of Open Meetings Victory, Tisdale Assaulted, Arrested at GOP Event

With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — After finally claiming victory in an open meetings dispute with the City of Cumming, Georgia, that had been going on since April 17, 2012–where Forsyth Superior Court Judge Robert Adamson ruled that the City violated her right to videotape its meetings–activist and videographer Nydia Tisdale found herself in a new […]

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Whistleblower Verdict for Kalbermann Exposes Gov. Deal on Ethics (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — Last Friday’s jury verdict in favor whistleblower Stacey Kalbermann, former Executive Secretary of the Georgia State Ethics Commission, may be the first crack in the dam that Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, built for himself when he took office almost four years ago.   Kalbermann blew the whistle on the Georgia Government and Transparency and Campaign Finance […]

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PSC Again Hikes Georgia Power Rates, Declines on Solar Tax

(APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) voted unanimously Tuesday, December 17, 2013, to approve a compromise agreement between Georgia Power and the PSC staff.       As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, Georgia Power’s original request was for a rate increase of 1.46 billion dollars.  The original request also included a newly proposed “solar tax,” […]

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