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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Atlanta Magazine – The new New Georgia Project: Stacey Abrams’s $10 million plan to double down on voter registration

“It gives cause to worry when there’s someone stirring so many pots,” Perry said. “In a perfect world, anything you’re doing that would influence a campaign or an election should be disclosed. It’s a glaring example of what makes people sick about politics.” – See more at: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/the-new-new-georgia-project-stacey-abramss-10-million-plan-to-double-down-on-voter-registration/#sthash.CzBhZT4R.dpuf

AJC – Ga. officials’ campaign reports don’t add up

William Perry, president of Georgia Ethics Watchdogs, said candidates have been sloppy and sometimes dishonest because they knew no one was paying attention. “I think it gets messed up so much because there hasn’t been any sort of auditing on it,” Perry said. “There isn’t any sort of accountability.” http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/ga-officials-campaign-reports-dont-add-up/npWqp/