Dentons’ ‘Policy Scan 2018’ a Handy Guide

  Eric Tanenblatt, the Atlanta-based chair of the Dentons US law firm public policy practice, yesterday unveiled a useful 2018 federal and state public policy guide. There are a wide variety of domestic and foreign policy issues that will be vying for priority on...

Two More Jan. 9th Legislative Special Elections

The state’s legislative elections aren’t over just yet. On January 9th, there are two special elections to fill two vacant seats— one in the state Senate and one in the House of Representatives. Former Rep. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough, left his House seat to run for...

Lawmakers Mulling Idea of an Atlanta Airport Authority

  The news media, watchdog groups, taxpayers and even Georgia’s legislature will certainly be watching to see how an ongoing city hall bribery/contracting scandal unfolds now that outgoing Mayor Atlanta Kasim Reed is being succeed by Keisha Lance Bottoms. After...

Will Ga. Lobbyists, Others Reveal Sexual Harassment?

  2017 has been a year when sexual harassment accusations and admissions have rocked all levels of government, the media, entertainment and business. Will high-profile Georgians also be targeted? We are informed by several female lobbyists that the Atlanta...

Atlanta Fire Chief Fired by Mayor Reed Vindicated

  A federal district court ruled yesterday that city of Atlanta rules which led to the termination of Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran are unconstitutional. The court found that the city’s policies restricting non-work speech, like a book for Christian men that Cochran...

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