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.
Governor Nathan Deal appeared at the state Capitol Tuesday to unveil an online childcare facility rating system. But, more pressing matters are weighing on the Governor, and putting him in the spotlight.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.