Fulton County, Georgia – home county to the City of Atlanta – is poised once again to take up an ordinance designed to prohibit any corporation, officer, agent or individual who makes relevant campaign contributions or gifts from seeking county contracts. The resolution to be taken up, proposed by Commissioner Emma Darnell, closely mirrors a pay-to-play contract restriction proposed two years ago for the City of Atlanta by Common Cause Georgia.
We at the Pay to Play Law Blog have received the following from Georgia Common Cause concerning their proposal for a Pay to Play ordinance for the City of Atlanta. We appreciate the submission and attach it herein in its entirety and unedited. The positions taken here are entirely those of Georgia Common Cause. While… Continue Reading
Common Cause Georgia has entered the fray of the upcoming Atlanta Mayoral election by challenging all candidates to support "pay-to-play" reform. Under Common Cause’s proposed legislation, no person or entity who made a contribution of over $250 to the campaign of a Mayoral or City Council candidate would be eligible to submit a bid or… Continue Reading