FEC Complaint: What do you think?

For the sake of transparency, I’m admitting I made a mistake. Or did I?  I’d like to know what you think. I filed my first complaint with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). I normally focus on state and local issues, but occasionally delve into federal issues if I feel it’s warranted, and in this case, I felt it was. So for background, I received a tip through our Whistleblower Window that a congressional candidate received

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AJC: Former GA lawmaker’s lobbying firm back Braves sports bet play

Shortly after the 2018 legislative session ended, a lobbying firm announced the hiring of a longtime Powder Springs Republican lawmaker who had decided he would not seek another term after serving for 30 years.     … “This is one of the things that erodes public trust in politics and government,” said William Perry, who runs Georgia Ethics Watchdogs. “People end up making a lot of money off of their public service to where public service seems

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Resign Ralston: sign the petition

Abuse of Power — that’s the best way to describe what House Speaker David Ralston has done with his legislative authority.   Ralston has spent nearly 10 years delaying criminal trials for his accused clients in cases involving violent felonies, sexual crimes including child molestation, domestic abuse and more. It’s time for Georgia citizens to stand up and tell him enough is enough!  He needs to resign his leadership position and his legislative seat now. Sign

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WSB TV: City Fails on Holyfield Statue

ATLANTA – A tribute to an Atlanta boxing legend is sitting in storage collecting dust more than a year after taxpayers paid nearly $100,000 for it. “Here again, there’s something this administration inherited from the other administration that just was not done well,” said William Perry, founder of Georgia Ethics Watchdog. Perry’s main frustration is over more than just the money. “It’s an embarrassment for Atlanta,” said Perry. “It’s an embarrassment for Evander Holyfield, and

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Seeking Ethics Guard Dogs: Sustaining Donors Protecting Georgia Ethics Watchdogs

Behind every successful organization, there is a special group of individuals committed to helping protect, support and grow the group’s mission. Will you consider being one of them? We are launching Ethics Guard Dogs, our sustaining donor program. By investing in Georgia Ethics Watchdogs as an Ethics Guard Dog, you will help us continue and expand our efforts to hold politicians accountable to high ethical standards for all Georgians. Ethics Guard Dogs will make our

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Unethical Abrams: 10 ethics reasons why Georgians should not vote for Stacey Abrams for Governor

Stacey Abrams was once a public official I liked… A LOT!  But what a disappointment she’s turned out to be with both her leadership and ethics.  She has more ethical challenges than any other statewide candidate.  She’s become “Unethical Abrams” to me — the Kasim Reed of statewide politics. I’m tired of the voters of our state electing people to public office, only later to find out that they completely lack ethics. So with the primary election

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Justice for Fulton Families “Edwards Watch” Case #2 – Dallows v. Dallows

Is in Atlanta Law Firm committing retaliation for a father and his attorney speaking out against corruption? You be the judge…. The law firm Meriwether & Tharp seeking more than $54,000 from a court order that was vacated two-and-a-half years ago and there has been no further activity in the case since that time. On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, I held a press conference on behalf of “Justice for Fulton Families” to address what appears to

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Justice for Fulton Families “Edwards Watch” Case #1 – Rowles v. Rowles

Watchdogs Begin Edwards Watch Today with Rowles v. Rowles With the goal of having at least one volunteer monitoring every one of Judge Belinda Edwards‘ hearings, Georgia Ethics Watchdogs and Justice for Fulton Families begins Edwards Watch today with the case of Rowles v. Rowles. The hearing will be held at 185 Central Ave SW, 4th Floor Courtroom 4c, Atlanta at 9:30 am until at least 1 pm. Despite disclosures made by the Rowles children of

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