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The odometer on voting rights activist Fenika Miller’s 2014 Ford Fusion has racked up nearly 300,000 miles. Most of those miles have been added since March […]
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Atlanta political stalwart Cathy Woolard Wednesday was tapped to lead the troubled elections operations of the state’s largest county, despite vigorous opposition. Woolard was appointed chair of Fulton […]
Georgia’s six-month-old election reform law will see its first major test in the coming weeks as voters across the state head to the polls for municipal elections. Many […]
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During a virtual town hall meeting hosted by County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, this landlord and others, as well as tenants struggling to pay rent due to the pandemic, complained of burdensome red tape and complex lessor-lessee friction that are separating people in need from crucial government funding.
Congresswoman Cori Bush introduced legislation earlier this week that seeks to expand access to federal emergency rental assistance (ERA) money, a proposal that could ramp up the distribution of critical funding at a time when many states — including Georgia — are lagging.
The City of Atlanta’s ongoing zoning code overhaul could impact how the city grows for decades to come, so it comes as no surprise that planning officials’ efforts have drawn both the praise and ire of residents across town.
The City of Atlanta’s economic development agency is on the hunt for developers interested in building affordable housing across the street from City Hall.