March 20, 2013
Lobbyist William Murphy Talmadge explains the work he does to the Clayton County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. The Commission hired Talmadge to lobby state legislators to vote against House Bill 399, which would cut millions of dollars from the county’s tax collections.
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Hiring leaves many questions
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has made the political equivalent of a Hail Mary pass in its fight to stop legislation which could collectively cost the county and its school system $12.6 million.
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has hired a Lovejoy-based lobbyist to help it defeat a piece of legislation that could collectively cost it and the county’s school system a total of $12.6 million in tax revenues.