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Lawmakers pass new DeKalb ethics board legislation

DEKALB COUNTY  | July 1, 2020 By J.D. Capelouto – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tyler Estep – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Legislation that could revive the DeKalb County Board of Ethics achieved final passage in the Georgia Legislature on Friday, clearing the way for a second ethics-related ballot referendum in as many years. The new bill, crafted by […]


Georgia Lawmakers Pass New DeKalb Ethics Bill

June 29, 2020 By Asia Ashley On the final day of the Georgia legislative session June 26, lawmakers passed a new proposal to the DeKalb County ethics laws, one hopeful for voter approval in November. The ethics board has been dormant and unable to make recommendations on complaints received since August 2018 when the Georgia […]


Advocacy group works to revive DeKalb Ethics Board

Decaturish.com | May 5, 2020 By Cathi Harris, contributor Map of DeKalb County DeKalb County, GA – The DeKalb Citizens for Advocacy Council (DCAC), a volunteer group pushing for transparency in county government, hopes to keep the beleaguered DeKalb County Board of Ethics from becoming a secondary victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. The group recently released the […]