Northern Arc: Road to Riches

Number 19576
Subject Conflicts Of Interest
Source Atlanta Business Chronicle
State GA
Year 2002
Publication Date May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 12, July 14
Summary The Chronicle reports that officials who are supposed to approve or reject the construction of a proposed $2.2 billion highway north of Atlanta, own significant tracts of land close to it. The road would potentially increase the value of their land. One of the officials, Richard Chandler, resigned from the Atlanta Regional Commission Board after the publications, later followed by another three officials, including William Hasty, head of the state department of transportation.
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Keywords ethics;transportation;roads;land development;Georgia Open Records Act
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