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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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