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Fulton County Commission candiate Q & A: Kathryn Flowers

Fulton County Commission District 4 would be Kathryn Flowers’ first elected office. She spoke to SaportaReport via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your biggest concern for Fulton County Commission District 4? A: There are several concerns, however an immediate and most pressing issue is creating a fair tax system that does not displace Fulton County […]

Fulton County Commission Candidate Q and A: Natalie Hall

Fulton County Commission District 4 would be Natalie Halls’s first elected office. She spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your biggest concern for Fulton County Commission District 4? A: The Board of Commissioners froze residential property tax assessments at the 2016 assessment levels. This measure temporarily avoids large assessment increases and, […]

Fulton County Commission Candidate Q and A: Reese McCranie

Fulton County Commission District 4 would be Reese McCranie’s first elected office. He spoke to SaportaReport via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your biggest concern for Fulton County Commission District 4? A: The inability of our local government to meaningfully address the lack of affordable housing is one of our government’s greatest moral failings. In […]

Fulton County Commission Candidate Q and A: Joshua McNair

Fulton County Commission District 4 would be Joshua McNair’s first elected office. He spoke to SaportaReport via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your biggest concern for Fulton County Commission District 4? A: The biggest concern throughout the district is affordability and equity in housing. Leaders from all levels of government must be engaged in the process […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Jason Dozier

Atlanta City Council would be Jason Dozier’s first elected office. He served in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011, where he coordinated special operations missions among numerous U.S. and Afghan forces. He said that work is a testimonial to his belief in the power of collaboration and communication. He spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Dan Burroughs

Atlanta City Council District 4 would be the first elected office for Dan Burroughs, a bartender whose side jobs have included church guitarist and rideshare driver. He spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your number one concern for your district specifically? A: My No. 1 concern for District 4 is maintaining […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Cleta Winslow

Cleta Winslow was first elected to Atlanta City Council in 1993. She’s now on the Public Safety Committee, the Community Development/Human Services Committee and the Committee on Council. Winslow declined an interview request made in person by the Saporta Report, saying that media have gotten things wrong about her so she does not talk to […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Nick Hess

Atlanta City Council District 4 would be Nick Hess’ first elected office. He’s worked with an all-volunteer homelessness nonprofit called The Mad Housers for about 20 years, and has been running it for about 15, while also juggling work and family. The group is perhaps best known for constructing in basic temporary shelters for homeless […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Mr. Adassa

Some comments have been lightly edited for brevity and clarity. Atlanta City Council District 4 would be the first elected office for Mr. Adassa, who just goes by one name. He wants to make city government more lean and efficient. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for your district? A: It’s complex … […]