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How far will Atlanta City Hall’s corruption probe go? Only BJay Pak knows.
BJay Pak, U.S. attorney in the northern district of Georgia, is the supercop tackling the region's most important crimes. The most prominent open investigation Pak is handling is the longstanding corruption pay-to-play probe at City Hall under the Kasim Reed administration.
Clayton County vs. DeKalb County: A scandal scorecard
Not long ago, Clayton County was metro Atlanta’s cautionary example of municipal dysfunction. Then came DeKalb. We rank each venality out of 10.
Forbes: Atlanta’s more miserable than Poughkeepsie, less than Detroit
So, according to the numbers-crunchers at Forbes, metro Atlanta is the sixteenth most miserable city in the country. Civic boosters should probably be thankful that the magazine dropped two of its misfortune indicators—pro sports and political corruption.