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Fulton tax collector raking in thousands in fees

...justifying the payments isn't an ethically responsible thing to do."I think it's a terrible practice," Commissioner Robb Pitts told the newspaper. "A base salary ought to be sufficient."Ferdinand collects the lien fees on top of a six-figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-11/fulton-tax-collector-raking-t
Seeking influence, Ga. governments hire lobbyists

...legislation that affects home."We're our best lobbyists ? I don't disagree with that," Fulton Commissioner Robb Pitts said during a Jan. 9 debate. "That being the case, why would we spend one penny paying someone to do it?"The lobbying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-19/seeking-influence-ga-gov
Renaming Hartsfield

...Airport, one of the world's busiest: Let a corporate sponsor buy the rights to rename it. City Council President Robb Pitts, the plan's sponsor and most enthusiastic backer, notes corporate America spends millions to hang its names and logos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/02/edi_291169.shtml
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...heads. Ms. Franklin, 56, won the election with a majority, avoiding a runoff with Atlanta City Council President Robb Pitts. She succeeds Mayor Bill Campbell, who could not run again and whose second term was plagued by scandal. Authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/02/met_323222.shtml
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Foreclosed homes could go to police

...county in exchange for tax breaks. "I thought somebody should be in these homes," said Fulton County Commissioner Robb Pitts. "Here's a way to help a group of people who put their lives on the line for us on a daily basis at a relatively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/11/met_507274.shtml
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Athens wants Ga. Music Hall of Fame

...halls because city officials did not attend a mandatory meeting in Macon in October, but Fulton County Commissioner Robb Pitts is lobbying to let Atlanta bid anyway because he says no one in the Atlanta government ever received notice. Pitts said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-03/athens-wants-ga-music-hall-f
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Atlanta's lack of fiscal control criticized

...Deloitte and Touche LLP, a national accounting firm that audits Atlanta's methods of spending and collecting revenue. Robb Pitts, chairman of the City Council's finance committee, said he received the reports only last month. The management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/04/biz_215499.shtml
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...Shirley Franklin's victory in the Atlanta mayor's race was declared official Wednesday after second-place finisher Robb Pitts withdrew a legal challenge of the results. Those two actions cleared the last two hurdles to Ms. Franklin becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/15/met_326659.shtml
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Winner of November Atlanta mayor's race becomes instant leader for the state

...economist and a consultant. Each has pledged to restore Atlanta's luster and to take a leadership role in the state. Robb Pitts, Gloria Bromell-Tinubu and Shirley Franklin disagree on many local issues, but they sound identical when they talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/06/met_324397.shtml
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Leaders urged to bet on casinos

ATLANTA - Fulton County Commissioner Robb Pitts says he is willing to bet Georgia's economic future on a proposal to bring Las Vegas-style casino gambling to the state. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/09/met_390030.shtml
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