Mike Evans, the chairman of the state transportation board, said Friday that House Speaker Glenn Richardson offered him a state job to tempt Evans out of an upcoming race for another term.
And last month:
After the meeting with Cagle, Hart — she’s the AJC transportation writer — had a conversation with one of the two vulnerable board members — DOT board chairman Mike Evans.
Evans said the speaker had personally warned him to vote his way: “He said if you don’t do what I’m telling you to do I will have your board seat in January,” the DOT commissioner said.
By the way, Ariel Hart? One of the best reporters in the state.