Mon., May 6, 2013 4:00pm
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...
Mon., May 6, 2013 4:47am
Governor Deal is set to sign major legislation Monday morning at the State Capitol. He has just two days left to sign new bills into law. Two yet-...
Thu., March 21, 2013 12:22pm
Thursday morning Senator Jeff Mullis, Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, presented his substitute to the House ethics bill in front of that...
Mon., February 25, 2013 6:00am
Lobbyists have spent less money on Georgia's state senators in the first month after a new rule imposed limits.
Wed., January 30, 2013 5:00pm
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...
Mon., January 21, 2013 6:00am
When residents want to influence state policy, they can call their Georgia lawmaker. When their local governments want influence, they hire a...
Sat., January 12, 2013 2:00pm
Hundreds of people are expected to gather Sunday near the State House for the annual Wild Hog Supper and a chance to mingle with Georgia leaders.
Thu., December 27, 2012 4:03pm
State lawmakers will again try to pass an ethics reform bill in the upcoming legislative session. This time, with pressure from Tea Party groups and...
Mon., April 9, 2012 9:00am
Lobbyists spent almost $10,000 a day on gifts for Georgia lawmakers during the legislative session. An analysis by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
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...