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Atlanta Takes Another Shot at Procurement Restriction

Posted in Common Cause Georgia, Georgia

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.

Senate Bill 70: Gone But Not Forgotten

Posted in Georgia

In the aftermath of the well-publicized “pay-to-play” scandals in locales such as Illinois and New Mexico in early 2009, a number of state legislators across the country felt compelled to propose pay-to-play legislation in their own states. One such state where legislation was proposed in 2009–and likely will be again in 2010–is Georgia. During the 2009… Continue Reading