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Activists: State must clarify restrictions on short-term rentals amid coronavirus crisis

On April 9, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order suspending short-term rental stays to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, a move that some activists worried could be detrimental for the many folks who find themselves in precarious living situations during the global pandemic — especially if the language of the order isn’t clarified.

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State’s proposed take over of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport misguided

A proposal in the state legislature to take over Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport would be hilarious if it weren’t so darn scary.Republican legislators, who usually argue for more local control and government closest to the people, are attempting a heavy-handed takeover of Georgia’s economic jewel – Atlanta’s airport.