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Atlanta City Council Cites Major Plans for 2014

Street improvements, better code enforcements, economic development, better public safety are just part of a long list of goals set for 2014 by the newly sworn-in members of the Atlanta City Council.

Let’s Do It Again: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sworn in for 2nd term

The brutal cold of an unusual winter did not stop a near capacity crowd of more than 500 people from giving a warm reception for Mayor Kasim Reed, as he was sworn into office Monday, Jan. 6, as the 59th ...

Mayor Kasim Reed preparing for second inauguration

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is set to take the oath of office Monday, Jan. 6, and will also deliver his second inaugural address.

Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia

Under the new laws, lobbyists will not be able to spend more than $75 at a time. Previously, lobbyists could spend as much as they wanted as long as it was noted on disclosure reports filed with the state.

Dems, GOP seek to define issues for 2014 elections

In a competitive district east of Denver, Democrat Andrew Romanoff is counting on voter anger at a divided and ineffectual Congress to help him unseat three-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman.

Georgia AG to review Fulton County election case

The Georgia Attorney General’s Office will consider further legal steps and possible penalties for missteps in Fulton County’s 2012 elections.

RNC clarifies tweet that suggests racism is over

As the Republican National Committee has been working to expand its outreach to African-Americans, it now finds itself playing defense after a well-intentioned but unpolished tweet honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks seemed to ignite some backlash.

Ga. Republicans Want You: If you are a minority and conservative

On the campus of Morehouse College, a small group of students are at the center of an effort by Georgia Republicans to build support among minorities ahead of major federal and state elections next year.

White mayor, black wife: NYC shatters an image

Another milestone is passing in America’s racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.

Mayor Reed Joins Vice President Joe Biden on Panama Trip

Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to Panama with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, November 18 to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and to tour the Panama Canal expansion project.

Mayor Reed Wins Easily Dickens Upsets Willis

Voters in Atlanta kicked out three long-term incumbents Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a low-key political race that saw Mayor Kasim Reed easily defeat a challenge by three opponents.

Atlanta Mayor Seeks 2nd Term in Tuesday's Election

Four years ago, it was a difference of 714 votes that carried Kasim Reed to victory in a fiercely contested race for Atlanta mayor.

Community Development Issues Raised at Atlanta City Council Candidate Forums

Foreclosures impact every level of the housing market, from high-rise condos to low-income housing.

Al Bartell (Mayoral Candidate)

I advocated for the neighborhood associations in Atlanta to be fully recognized as the critical public engagement framework for our city.

Glenn S. Wrightson (Mayoral Candidate)

I plan to establish community-based businesses who's ownership would transfer to the worker units - could become model for the nation