Professor Details 30 Years Of Airport Contract Corruption

Posted: 6:00 pm EDT June 7, 2011Updated: 8:15 pm EDT June 7, 2011 ATLANTA -- A local professor has…

Georgia (Jun 8, 2011)Posted: 6:00 pm EDT June 7, 2011Updated: 8:15 pm EDT June 7, 2011


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A local professor has created an eye-opening list detailing what he calls 30-years of corruption involving contracts at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The list was prepared for watchdog group Common Cause. The organization is once again asking political candidates in Atlanta to set a $250 cap on campaign contributions from vendors, even though a similar plea in 2009 received very little support.

Lucrative contracts at the airport are up for renewal, so the group asked a Kennesaw State University professor to compile the list.

"The 30-year history is horrific in its effect on city government, on the confidence that Georgians have in Atlanta city government." professor Kerwin Swint told Channel 2’s Richard Belcher. Swint is a Common Cause board member and political science professor. 

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Your morning jolt: A 30-year history of corruption at Hartsfield-Jackson airport "

by Jim Gallway in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution 








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