Last to reform, first in the hearts of lobbyists


Whether you’re on the right or on the left, there appears to be a consensus about at least one thing when you talk about ethics reform in the Georgia General Assembly. Any meaningful effort to improve trust and integrity in our state elected representatives, and their relationship with lobbyists and other special interests, runs into… Continue reading Last to reform, first in the hearts of lobbyists

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Georgia Ethics Express responds to charges of pledge signers’ hypocrisy


Georgia State Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) addressed charges by opponents of the ethics reform question on next Tuesday's ballot, that several candidates who have committed to a $100 cap on Gold Dome lobbyists are themselves guilty of campaign ethic filing violations. "When you are losing an argument, that's when you resort to those kinds of… Continue reading Georgia Ethics Express responds to charges of pledge signers’ hypocrisy