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Focus on Ga. ethics

...It was prompted by several highly publicized ethics complaints filed against several House members. Last week Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, became only the second Georgia House member in history to be reprimanded by colleagues for ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/19/edi_280114.shtml
Editorials
State House approves code of ethics

...the heels of highly publicized ethics complaints filed against several House members. One of those lawmakers, Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, earlier this week became only the second House member in history to be reprimanded by his colleagues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/met_279396.shtml
Metro
Lawmakers learn basics of new posts

...their new colleagues. "You're absolutely going to love the Legislature. And you're going to hate it," Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, told new House members during one session. "There are some days I have been so depressed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/07/met_246755.shtml
Metro
Politicians star in own drama

...for smuggling pot through the Atlanta airport in his underwear in 1998. The last reprimand, in 2000, was of Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, for not filing campaign disclosures with the state. Mr. Richardson said in an interview that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/21/met_448008.shtml
Metro
House OKs new version of state flag

...which Speaker Tom Murphy, D-Bremen, ruled out of order, House members also rejected an amendment proposed by Rep. Arnold Ragas. He proposed a flag design that would have removed all of the historic flags from the banner at the bottom of the emblem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/25/met_308617.shtml
Metro
Democrat proposes public financing bill

...who spoke out in favor of the bill Tuesday were Reps. Nan Orrock, D-Atlanta; June Hegstrom, D-Scottdale; and Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain. Reach Dave Williams at (404) 589-8424.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/15/met_284300.shtml
Metro
Assembly will get lesson in ethics

...representative and senator is not as honest and as perfect as the citizens would like them to be." In the House, state Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, last week became only the second Georgia representative reprimanded by his colleagues. He admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/17/met_279758.shtml
Metro
Georgia General Assembly begins

...forces it to be voted up or down without amendments. A resolution also was introduced into the House to reprimand Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, for failing to file required campaign finance reports. During a hearing before the House Ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/11/met_278688.shtml
Metro
Conduct concerns Assembly

...tampering and filing false expense reports. His trial ended in a hung jury, but a retrial is already scheduled. Rep. Arnold Ragas, D-Stone Mountain, was fined $10,000 by the State Ethics Commission for failing to file financial disclosure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/13/met_277588.shtml
Metro
House members exonerated

...Committee voted unanimously to introduce a resolution to the full House during the upcoming session, reprimanding Rep. Arnold Ragas for failing to file 10 personal and campaign-finance disclosure statements on time, then failing to pay more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/30/met_276444.shtml
Metro