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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Atlanta Magazine – Why won’t the Falcons and Braves reveal their stadium sponsorship costs?

Read the full story at: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/why-wont-the-falcons-and-braves-reveal-their-stadium-sponsorship-costs/ …William Perry, president and CEO of the recently launched Georgia Ethics Watchdogs, says it’s in the public interest for Blank and Cannon to release the deal’s terms. He says the public’s actual tab for the Falcons stadium will amount to more than just $200 million in bonds—the figure Atlanta officials have frequently cited as the cap for the public funding component of the stadium project, an amount that will come

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