Transit decisions being made in Atlanta today will impact our city for generations.
Mary Norwood isn’t running in the mayoral race for a change, but Buckhead’s City Councilmember-elect has become a last-minute campaign issue between the two runoff candidates as sparks fly about Trump and Black voters. Meanwhile, Norwood herself says she has privately hired a company to monitor the election for voting problems.
By John Ruch Oct. 6 marks the 10th anniversary of tent-dwellers staking out turf in Woodruff Park as the Occupy protest movement came to Atlanta. Derided by conservatives and many progressives alike, and forcibly evicted less than three weeks later by cops with helicopters and horses, Occupy Atlanta has evaporated as a brand name like […]
Norfolk Southern issues statement it will stop work to redevelop the Chattahoochee Brick property so it can negotiate with the city.
But the crux of the anti-Gulch deal argument is that what the people get is nothing compared to what the developer gets.
Vincent Fort, who said he ran a mayoral campaign designed to bring attention to the issues of income inequality and income immobility in Atlanta, announced on Wednesday that he’s not making an endorsement in the runoff.
Many an improv troupe has pulled an audience member down to the stage at Dad’s Garage theater. But a week and a day before Atlanta city elections, it was nine mayoral candidates placed on the stage there to answer unconventional questions.
Days ahead of the start of early voting in Atlanta, top mayoral candidates are looking not just at the issues, but are going on the attack a bit in their bids to get into — and win — a runoff that’s all but certain to come.
Folks angling for the mayor’s office in this year’s election have came up with some $2.2 million in new dollars for the race — just in the three months to Sept. 30.
Atlantans packed a room at the Woodruff Arts Center on Monday night for a performance that can only happen every four years — Atlanta mayoral candidates bidding for the votes of art lovers.
Last year, Atlanta voters approved new sales taxes to pay for transportation and transit builds. This year, mayoral candidates are talking about what they would do in a city that’s raising cash, is predicting a lot of new residents and that aims to attract big employers.
In a packed forum, top mayoral candidates said their ideas for raising money for affordable housing polices range from parking taxes to bonds, to maybe even casinos.
Some six weeks before Atlanta City Council is expected to vote on Emory University’s petition to join the city, a state lawmaker who’s running for mayor is raising questions about the equity of possible spending on a light rail line in the would-be part of Atlanta.
The organizers of an Atlanta mayoral candidate forum on green space Thursday night had to move their event to a bigger auditorium — their first venue couldn’t hold everyone who wanted to know more about what candidates propose for the city’s trees, watersheds and parks.
The top fundraisers in the Atlanta mayoral race have already broken seven figures in campaign cash.