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Category Archives: Civic Engagement
It’s been hard not to hear about all of the ethical issues plaguing DeKalb County over the past year. Residents have had more than a few reasons to be angered — the former CEO Burrell Ellis was indicted back in … Continue reading
This morning the Georgia World Congress Center Authority met to approve the non-binding terms of the new stadium deal with the Atlanta Falcons. The meeting only lasted ten minutes, after which the board unanimously rubber-stamped the twenty four page framework. No … Continue reading
By Wyc Orr, Common Cause Georgia board member As most of us have heard, a “deal” is apparently in the works to build a new home for our Atlanta Falcons. Negotiations are reportedly already in advanced stages, with the AJC … Continue reading
We at Common Cause Georgia are calling on the Atlanta City Council to delay voting on Hartsfield Jackson Airport concession contracts. There is a significant Cause for Pause. This round of contracting is the largest in North American aviation history, … Continue reading
I’ve been working at Common Cause Georgia for over six months and my level of political awareness and anger has increased exponentially during that time. I wasn’t a very politically active young person before beginning my internship, and now I … Continue reading