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Calling special grand jury to investigate rare step in Georgia but possible

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Former Augusta Mayor Bob Young’s April 1 request to Chief Judge Daniel J. Craig for a special grand jury to investigate the current mayor could possibly spur some action if anyone in public office grabs the baton.

Although not just anyone can petition for an investigation of a public official, t...

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  1. I’ll be shocked if it goes any further than the letter..but it should..for future mayors to understand they have to answer for expenditures and it should be transparent where the money goes at all times, and there should be punishments for not using the procurement process like the rules state..Hardie has thumb his nose at every governmental rule and apparently the rules in his personal life as well..this really should show why nobody trust the government..locally, statewide nor federally…

  2. So if I am reading this correctly, if an elected official, say a city commissioner, were to petition the Chief Judge to call for a Grand Jury investigation into the Mayor’s office, the Chief Judge is then required to call a vote by the Superior Court Judges on impaneling a Grand Jury? Is this what the article states?

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