Ethics Watchdog group Common Cause Director William Perry joined Georgia Tea Party Patriots and Georgia Conservatives in Action to encourage candidates to sign a pledge--- to limit lobbyist gifts to legislators to $100
Ethics will be a hot topic for the heavy hitters at the annual Georgia GOP convention in Columbus this weekend. Party leaders will decide whether voters should see an ethics question on the ballot in July.
Lobbyists spent almost $10,000 a day on gifts for Georgia lawmakers during the legislative session. An analysis by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows lobbyists spent $866,747 on gifts for lawmakers between Jan. 1 and March 31.