Deal Campaign Draws Ethics Complaint; Frequent Filer Contests Aircraft, Fundraising Contracts
Jones, Walter C., The Florida Times Union
Byline: Walter C. Jones
ATLANTA - A formal complaint filed Monday asks the Ethics Commission to investigate whether Gov. Nathan Deal's campaign last year broke any laws in purchasing services from an aircraft company he owned and a fundraising firm owned by his daughter-in-law.
Deal's attorney says there are no laws against campaigns contracting with relatives or companies that candidates own.
The complaint comes from Rome businessman George Anderson, who has filed hundreds of similar complaints against officials and candidates of both major parties, some over minor technicalities, many that have been dismissed as baseless and a few resulting in fines.…
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Publication information: Article title: Deal Campaign Draws Ethics Complaint; Frequent Filer Contests Aircraft, Fundraising Contracts. Contributors: Jones, Walter C. - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: June 14, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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