ATLANTA (AP) — The financial adviser managing Atlanta's three pension systems says the city investing in a fund that was created by his own firm isn't a conflict of interest. Atlanta's firefighter, police and general employee pension boards approved a plan to invest $64 million in a fund created by Gray & Co., owned by city financial adviser Larry Gray.
ATLANTA (AP) — School class sizes in Georgia have increased as districts struggle with funding cuts and falling tax revenue. About 80 percent of Georgia's 180 school districts approved plans to surpass class size caps last year.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Attorney's officials say a man has pleaded guilty to bribing an undercover federal agent for immigration benefits. Authorities say 32-year-old Ibrahim Barrie of Atlanta paid thousands of dollars in bribes to an undercover Department of Homeland Security agent between September 2010 and July 2012.
ATLANTA (AP) — A deal to limit the customer cost of a Mississippi power plant may have implications in Georgia, where the Southern Company utility is seeking more money for a nuclear plant. Southern Company subsidiary Mississippi Power promised utility regulators it would charge its customers only for $2.4 billion in costs from building a coal-fired power plant in Kemper Country. Those customers will also have to pay off another $1 billion in bonds for the project, though the utility cannot make a profit off that borrowed money.
Created: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:15:14 EST
Updated: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:15:14 EST