Georgia House Majority Leader John Burns is feeling some heat for not disclosing some $120,000 in income from state agencies. The report, from the AJC, is particularly troubling because most of that sum came from the Department of Natural Resources – a governmental agency which is directly under the House Game, Fish & Parks Committee, a committee which Burns has long served on and was formerly the chairman of. So a conflict of interest, big money going unreported and a newly installed Majority Leader already facing some serious questions? For Burns the early part of 2016 sees his ship SINKING…
The Georgia Senate last week found time to vote on a couple of issues other than the redistricting process they were called back to Atlanta to sort out – one of those being the Atlanta law enforcement training center that has become a focus of national controversy. On Friday a resolution was introduced voicing support for the facility, which the Senate broadly supported by a 46-5 margin. All those opposed were Democrats, (three more abstained from voting) but the vote shows widespread support just as recent polls have. Georgia support for the state of the art training facility for police and other law enforcement is RISING…
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