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Gwinnett County Board of Education adopts $1.763 billion FY2014 budget and tentatively adopts 1.30 mills increase in tax millage rate.
Gwinnett developer now scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 28 for bribing former Gwinnett County commissioner Shirley Lasseter.
The proposed 2013 Gwinnett County budget to be voted on in early January includes DA's request for a lead investigator into government corruption in the county.
Government, Police & Fire
Patch confirms that former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter arrived at Satellite Prison Camp in Marianna, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 12, to start serving a 33-month sentence.
Danny Porter asks for $122,080 in his department's 2013 budget for an assistant chief investigator to lead probes into corruption in Gwinnett government.
John Fanning, son of former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, and "Skip" Cain were sentenced in U.S. District Court for bribery and drug trafficking.
Lasseter has four to six weeks to report to the federal prison she will be assigned to.
Her son John Fanning and Carl "Skip" Cain also to be sentenced on new date in federal district court in Atlanta.
Here are vote counts for three Gwinnett Superior, State and Probate Court contests from the July 31 Primary. Two races require runoffs Aug. 21.
U.S. Attorney's Office seeking at least a 30-day continuance of sentencing for Shirley Lasseter and other defendants in bribery case to facilitate matters related to their cooperation into ongoing investigation of corruption in Gwinnett County.
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