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Deadline for Georgia Ethics Commission Employees to Produce Documents in Federal Grand Jury Investigation Relating to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

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The deadline for witnesses to produce records to a Federal grand jury for the Northern District of Georgia in its investigation of Georgia’s Ethics Commission and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal was last Tuesday. As reported by WSB-TV Channel 2, the grand jury investigation was begun after  the Ethics Commission’s former Director, Stacey Kalberman and former Deputy… Continue Reading

Nevada Lobbyist’s Prison Date Postponed Pending Supreme Court Ruling in Campaign Finance Case

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Harvey Whittemore was convicted last year and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for allegedly violating campaign finance laws by using family and friends as “straw donors” to pump more than $130,000 into the campaign of U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2007. Whittemore allegedly wrote checks to family members, employees, and their… Continue Reading