Tag Archives: taxpayers

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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Georgia Power Mum on Claim that Nuclear Expansion Unneeded

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Photograph by Glenn Carroll.  With additional reporting by Atlanta Progressive News.   (APN) ATLANTA — Nuclear Watch South (NWS) used Georgia Power’s own data to show that Georgia Power’s energy capacity is overbuilt and that Vogtle 3 and 4 are not needed, at a June 23, 2015 Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing.   The hearing was for the 12th […]

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Settlement Amounts Add Up in Gov. Deal Whistleblower Lawsuits

(APN) ATLANTA — The latest reports on the whistleblower suits against Gov. Nathan Deal have him in full-blown denial and even attempting to revise whistleblowers laws, presumably to keep the embarrassment of getting busted from happening again.  Critics are none too pleased.   As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, in April 2014, whistleblower Stacey Kalbermann, former Executive Secretary of […]

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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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