Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Thursday adamantly denied any involvement in the bribery case at city hall where two contractors stand accused of paying out millions of dollars in exchange for government contracts. He also produced 1.4 million pages of public records pertaining to the case for investigators to pore over in a show of good faith. The problem? The records are all printed out on paper as opposed to electronic, and many of them are in tiny font nearly impossible to read. Critics say it’s a sham of an attempt at ‘transparency,’ and we’re inclined to agree. The city’s ship in this ugly scandal is SINKING…
It was inevitable that some Georgia state reps. would be dismayed by the proposed redistricted map, the first draft of which was unveiled this week. Eight representatives, six Democrats and two Republicans, have been drawn into the same districts. Among those – Democratic Reps. Sam Park and Greg Kennard of Lawrenceville, Reps. Teri Anulewicz and Doug Stoner of Smyrna, and Republican Reps. Beth Camp of Concord and David Knight of Griffin. The maps will be debated and potentially updated during the special session but for incumbent legislators drawn into the same districts the ship is DRIFTING…
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