Lawmaker: Time to re-sharpen watchdog's teeth

Posted: December 3, 2012 - 12:03am  |  Updated: December 3, 2012 - 7:…

Georgia (Dec 3, 2012)

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Posted: December 3, 2012 - 12:03am  |  Updated: December 3, 2012 - 7:02am 
 

State Rep. Ron Stephens wants to re-sharpen the teeth of Georgia’s official campaign finance watchdog.

Stephens says he has a plan to restore the effectiveness of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.

The Savannah Republican and others are gearing up to make political ethics a hot topic at the 2013 legislative session.

“I think he’s onto something,” said Kennesaw State University political scientist Kerwin Swint. “I think a lot of what’s he’s saying make perfect sense.” 


 

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