Entries by DCAC

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Neighbor to Neighbor Email

 [Name of neighbor, friend, contact]  DeKalb County will be holding municipal elections on November 5. All of us in DeKalb, including the unincorporated areas, will also have an opportunity to vote on a referendum to revise the County Board of Ethics. Voters approved the current board of ethics in 2015 by 92%. Unfortunately, the revision […]

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DeKalb lawmakers will attend ethics town halls despite “cancellations”

LOCAL NEWS  | Oct 7, 2019 By Tia Mitchell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Sen. Emanuel Jones’ office announced this week the cancellation of two remaining town hall meetings intended to educate DeKalb County voters on the ethics referendum provision on the ballot. Several lawmakers responded first with dismay about Jones’ decision, and later with defiance. The […]

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Press Release: Community Leaders Lining Up Against the Fatally Flawed Ethics Act

For Immediate Release Community Leaders Lining Up Against the Fatally Flawed Ethics Act on DeKalb County’s Ballot for November 5, 2019 [DeKalb County, GA]—DeKalb County community leaders are lining up against the Revised Ethics Act that will be on DeKalb County’s ballot on November 5, 2019.  Dr. Paul Wolpe, Director of the Emory Center for […]

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Conversation Guide

 What to talk about when you’re talking about ethics.  A conversation guide.  The situation with the revised ethics act is complex. It is easy to get lost in the nuances, line-by-line details, and politics of the revised act. But the bottom line is this: Vote NO on November 5, 2019. Don’t be fooled by the […]

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Press Release: Ethics Experts Lining Up Against the Fatally Flawed Ethics Act

Embargoed Release Until September 16, 2019  Ethics Experts Lining Up Against the Fatally Flawed Ethics Act on DeKalb County’s Ballot for November 5, 2019 Ethics experts and other leaders in the county are lining up against the Revised Ethics Act that will be on DeKalb County’s ballot on November 5, 2019.  Dr. Paul Wolpe, Director […]