April 30, 2005

Georgia Politics: Gov Takes Gift While Arguing For Limits

Lobbyists gave gifts to Perdue | ajc.com:

Georgia? Corrupt? Naw... no one here's doing anything so ironic as to merit....

A tobacco industry lobbyist bought food and drinks for the governor, his wife and chief of staff John Watson during the recent session of the Legislature while Perdue was asking lawmakers to approve a $50 limit on individual gifts from lobbyists. The meal cost about $100 for three people, according to lobbyist disclosure reports.

... never mind, I forgot that this state, home of the NAACP, just enacted a voter ID law.

Posted by Ted Stevko at April 30, 2005 05:34 PM | TrackBack