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Complaint claims state Rep. Vernon Jones doesn’t live in his district

Written by Tyler Estep - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Mar 26, 2020 | News

A DeKalb County woman has filed a complaint alleging that state Rep. Vernon Jones does not actually live in the legislative district he represents. Attorneys representing Lithonia resident Faye Coffield, a frequent critic of elected officials from DeKalb County, filed a formal complaint with the state this week. It alleges […]

Governor Kemp Issues Executive Order Reducing Regulations

Written by Firm - Vincent Russo | Mar 20, 2020 | Covid-19

On March 20, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp issued Executive Order No. 03.20.20.02, reducing regulations to assist the State of Georgia’s response to the spread of COVID-19.  The Executive Order largely affects healthcare, real estate, and Georgia business corporations with upcoming shareholder meetings.  We will be following the agencies and boards […]

Threatened With Closure, Virtual School Embraced Accountability, Fired Its For-Profit Manager and Made Dramatic Gains for Its 9,000 Students

Written by Beth Hawkins - The 74 Million | Feb 5, 2020 | News

Normally, when public charter schools seek to renew their charters — the legal documents that grant them permission to operate — the applications are dry as dust, heavy with bureaucratese intended to show compliance with sundry rules. Contrast that with the petition Georgia Cyber Academy recently submitted in support of […]

Loeffler pumps $5M into her Senate campaign, raises another $450K

Written by Greg Bluestein - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Feb 1, 2020 | News

Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler raised roughly $450,000 in the month after she was appointed to the seat and dipped into her wallet to add a first installment of $5 million into her campaign. She starts the year with nearly $5.5 million in campaign cash as she prepares for a […]

UGA Scholarship Honors Jewish Jurist

Written by Atlanta Jewish Times - Eddie Samuels | Jan 22, 2020 | News

Established by over 40 of her former clerks, the first Phyllis Kravitch scholarship will be awarded by UGA’s School of Law this fall. Phyllis A. Kravitch was never one to back down from a challenge. She began practicing law in 1944, almost 10 years before women were allowed to serve […]

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