Mon., May 6, 2013 3:00pm
On Monday, Gov. Nathan Deal took a step toward reining in lobbyists’ influence on lawmakers by signing a gift cap into law. But one expert and former...
Wed., April 3, 2013 2:42pm
State lawmakers are already saying next year they may need to tighten loopholes in an ethics bill they passed last week.
Thu., March 28, 2013 9:55pm
Georgia legislators have OK’d a historic gift cap on the last day of the legislative session to rein in lobbyists’ influence. Critics say it has too...
Mon., March 25, 2013 11:46am
Gov. Nathan Deal is weighing in on two key battles at the state Capitol -- a bill that would loosen gun restrictions and another that would rein in...
Thu., March 21, 2013 11:22am
Thursday morning Senator Jeff Mullis, Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, presented his substitute to the House ethics bill in front of that...
Tue., March 19, 2013 11:58am
Many activists and concerned Georgians testified Tuesday at the State Capitol against an ethics reform bill. They voiced alarm that the current...
Mon., March 18, 2013 3:00pm
Georgia lawmakers will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a bill aimed at limiting lobbyists’ influence at the state Capitol. Some of the bill’s...
Tue., February 26, 2013 4:00pm
State House Speaker David Ralston says the ethics reform bill passed this week by his chamber is a historic step toward limiting lobbyists’ influence...
Wed., January 30, 2013 4:00pm
Some Georgia lobbyists say the gift ban bill proposed by the state House speaker unfairly paints their profession with a broad brush. On the heels of...
Tue., January 29, 2013 4:00pm
One of Georgia’s most powerful lawmakers proposed Tuesday a total ban on gifts from lobbyists to elected officials. The move represents a turnaround...