There are a couple of stories out this morning on the matter. Here’s the first one.
State Rep. Larry O’Neal, R-Warner Robins, says there’s a reason why Gov. Sonny Perdue did not disclose his role as an organizer of Perdue Plantation LLC, as required by state ethics rules: The governor never knew the company existed.
A Mercer University student has filed an ethics complaint addressing his concerns with Perdue’s disclosure decisions, and two metro Atlanta Democrats last week raised questions about the company’s purpose.
The student is Michael Memberg, friend of Peach Pundit, and current law student at Mercer.
Michael Memberg, the Mercer University law student, has mailed a complaint to the State Ethics Commission regarding public disclosure of Perdue Plantation and the governor’s other property holdings.
The second-year law student considers himself a Democrat, but he said he acted on his own when he decided to file the complaint. He said he’s not sure what to make of O’Neal’s explanation. He just wants it investigated, he said.
“That’s what the board is for,