AJC at the gold Dome
When the state ethics commissioners gathered earlier this month to fire their executive secretary they didn’t gather at all.
Instead, staff attorneys set up a speakerphone, which the media dutifully encircled with microphones and waited for the appointed board members to dial in remotely.
The farcical scene was too apt. For more than a year, the board of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission has seemed lost and disconnected, saying little and doing less while staff members fought and filed lawsuits.