Thu., July 25, 2013 12:51pm
State Rep. Tyrone Brooks announced details today about his annual re-enactment of the 1946 killing of two black couples in Monroe, Ga. The Atlanta Democrat wouldn’t discuss embezzlement charges pending against him but instead said he will soon name suspects in the unsolved lynching.
Fri., June 28, 2013 10:09am
A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal voted unanimously Friday not to suspend state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, (D)-Atlanta, from office. Brooks was indicted in May on 30 counts of tax fraud and other charges related to what the U.S. Attorney’s Office has called the “Universal Humanities Scheme” and the “GABEO Scheme.”
Fri., June 21, 2013 1:25pm
According to the State Attorney General’s Office, the commission appointed to review the case against state Rep. Tyrone Brooks will meet next Friday, June 28. That panel must determine whether to suspend Brooks from office because of his felony indictment.
Thu., June 20, 2013 9:07am
Georgia's black elected officials will be meeting in Savannah this weekend. The meeting kicks off with a news conference this afternoon. The indictment of Rep. Tyrone Brooks overshadows the group's annual get-together. Brooks has led the more than 1,000-member Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials for 20 years.
Fri., June 14, 2013 8:09am
Governor Nathan Deal Friday announced his picks for a review panel in the case of state Representative Tyrone Brooks. The Governor appointed House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta, and state Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson, D-Tucker.
Thu., June 13, 2013 12:28pm
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said Thursday he would announce his appointments to a review panel in the case of state Representative Tyrone Brooks on Friday. Friday marks exactly two weeks since the Governor received a certified copy of the indictment against Brooks from the Attorney General’s Office.
Thu., May 30, 2013 12:29pm
It has been exactly two weeks since a grand jury handed down a federal indictment against State Representative Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta. But Gov. Nathan Deal’s office has not received a certified copy of the indictment. Deal can’t appoint a commission to review whether Brooks can remain in elected office until he receives the document.