Thu., August 16, 2012 5:12pm
The agreement came after Balfour and his attorney had a private meeting Thursday with the Senate Ethics Committee. The deal means Balfour will not...
Mon., June 4, 2012 5:06pm
There is “substantial cause” to believe State Senator Don Balfour of Snelville violated Senate rules regarding travel and per-diem payments. The...
Mon., May 28, 2012 8:00am
Two of Georgia’s most powerful politicians are pledging to co-sponsor an ethics bill to limit lobbyist gifts to lawmakers to $100. It’s a change of...
Wed., April 27, 2011 2:44pm
Republicans in the state Senate are meeting today outside of Atlanta to discuss leadership issues. Senator Don Balfour of Snelling said the caucus...
Mon., April 25, 2011 7:42am
A review of records by The Associated Press shows lobbyists poured close to $1 million into meals, drinks, tickets and gifts for state legislators...
Mon., March 28, 2011 1:14pm
A bill under consideration at the Capitol would allow utility companies to contribute to political campaigns. But it might not pass muster with...
Sun., March 20, 2011 7:01pm
State legislators on Monday embark on the final 10 days of this year’s legislative session. The House and Senate will spend this week reviewing the...
Tue., March 15, 2011 10:23am
A key lawmaker in the state Senate says he expects Sunday alcohol sales to be on the chamber's agenda by Wednesday.