Archive for March, 2013

On the record

Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, in the AJC Feb. 13: “I think we just need to have some better oversight from the county government on the person serving as tax commissioner.”

From a Feb. 24 AJC story about lien sales:
James Honkisz, chairman and president of the Fulton County Taxpayers Association: “It hurts every single Fulton County taxpayer, this kind of arrangement. There are certainly enough question marks your investigation has uncovered that deserve answers not only to the AJC, but the Fulton County taxpayers.”

State Rep. Lynne Riley, R-Johns Creek, on early sales of liens before penalties apply: “This is unacceptable in many ways.”
“You can understand, now, why we’ve been concerned about many of the practices taking place in that office.”

Frank S. Alexander, an Emory University law professor specializing in Georgia real estate finance and foreclosure law: “I am puzzled by the timing and pricing of this because if you’re going to sell the …

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