Tag Archives: AJC

Could the Billion Dollar Stadium Get A Billion Dollars in Public Money?

Believe it or not, there is a good possibility that the Atlanta City Council may vote on the proposed new stadium on Monday. If true, to call such a fast-track vote irresponsible would be a vast understatement. The two inch-thick … Continue reading

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Clouds of Suspicion

  The latest chapter of controversy at Hartsfield-Jackson over concessions contracts unfolded earlier this week with an FAA mandate. Back in April, the AJC reported that the FAA was questioning the disadvantaged status of four winners. Since then, the FAA has determined … Continue reading

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Testify to Transparency

After reading our blog, please visit here to read the response from the Mayor’s office, as well as emails that followed. From the very beginning of the $3 billion airport bidding process, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed stated that it would … Continue reading

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Dear Georgia Legislators

Here’s the deal: You know why HB 798, the ethics reform bill, is good for yourconstituents. It helps limit lobbyist spending by capping expenditures at $100.It makes it so the people of Georgia can actually remember what that group that used to … Continue reading

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