Lawmaker: Time to re-sharpen watchdog's teeth
State Rep. Ron Stephens wants to re-sharpen the teeth of Georgia’s official campaign finance watchdog.
Stephens says he has a plan to restore the effectiveness of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.
The Savannah Republican and others are gearing up to make political ethics a hot topic at the 2013 legislative session.
“I think he’s onto something,” said Kennesaw State University political scientist Kerwin Swint. “I think a lot of what’s he’s saying make perfect sense.”