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Kay Allen denied payment of attorney's fees after complaint agrainst her dismissed

...personal-financial disclosure a business relationship. The Ethics in Government Act requires each candidate and public official to disclose all businesses, nonprofit positions and personal investments.Johnson's complaint didn't specify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-11/kay-allen-denied-payment
Across the region

...2014-15 fiscal year, the commission is asking for more staff to help with auditing the financial disclosures that every public official and candidate files regularly, The State reported Thursday.The agency wants $99,500 to hire two auditors and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-20/across-region
Former Hancock County probate judge pleads guilty to stealing county funds

...in the integrity and honesty of those they choose to govern them, and that theft of funds entrusted to an elected public official is not only a violation of that trust but erodes the faith of the people in government and elected officials."To...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/former-hancock-county-
Overtime

...informed FIFA's 209 member federations and the election supervisor, Domenico Scala, of his decision.? A former public official in the Mexican city where Ronaldinho has signed to play has called the Brazilian star "a monkey."The comment by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-15/overtime
'A naked abuse of power'

...power to veto her funding.There's no question his admittedly bold act was an attempt to persuade the disgraced public official to do what she should have done after completing her 45-day jail sentence. She should have resigned.He overestimated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
'Squid pro quo?'

...apology as well. This is not simply a matter between two private individuals. This was a back-room machination by a public official ? the top elected official in Augusta, no less ? that is tantamount to vote-buying. Some people would even call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-07/squid-pro-quo
Spend our money wisely

...Augusta's elected officials to recall their oath of office, and to consult the state constitution about their duties as a public official.A "trustee" is someone who has a fiduciary responsibility to a constituency. A "servant" is someone who performs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-24/spend-our-money-wisel
Columbia mayor's lawyer: Florida trip was personal

...they err on the side of disclosure and likely save themselves from trouble and embarrassment,"Any time a prominent public official tries to keep his activities secret, he is probably doomed to failure," Crangle said. "You need to act with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-13/columbia-mayors-lawyer-florid
SC county official faces drug charges

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - Another public official has been arrested in the same South Carolina county whose former sheriff is facing federal drug charges.Multiple media outlets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-05-21/sc-county-official-faces-dru
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Shameful shakedowns

...inspections?Lesser entities might have bent to his will. This is the danger of such soft corruption ? shakedowns by a public official who tries to make it appear the people benefit as long as he does.Just eight months into his six-year term on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-08-27/shameful-shakedowns