Tag Archives: ARC

Political Notes — PSC will look at Google’s cable cuts

Line breaks caused by fiber contractors will be the subject of a PSC hearing; Metro Atlanta population grows at the fastest rate since the Great Recession . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta population , PSC , utility line breaks

Atlanta region could grow to 8 million by 2040, ARC says

Metro Atlanta’s population will continue to grow, with Latinos comprising the fastest-growing demographic group, according to projections from ARC . . .

Tags: ARC , Atlanta population growth

New estimate says Metro Atlanta will grow to 8 million by 2040

ARC planners project a population of 8 million for the 20-county Metro Atlanta region by the year 2040 . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta , population estimates

Political Notes – Metro Atlanta grew by another 60,000

Metro Atlanta’s growth rate picked up a bit over the past 12 months, adding 60,300 new residents . . .

Tags: ARC , Austin Scott , Juvenile Justice , Metro Atlanta population

Georgia, ARC sue Corps of Engineers over water allocation

ARC and the state of Georgia file federal lawsuits attempting to force the Corps of Engineers to address the issue of water allocation from Allatoona Lake . . .

Tags: ACT river basin , ARC , Corps of Engineers , Doug Hooker , Nels Peterson , Sam Olens , water wars

Political Notes – Metro Atlanta’s population is growing more strongly

Metro Atlanta’s population grew more quickly last year, according to new estimates from the Atlanta Regional Commission; DOT board member recommends an increase in the motor fuel tax . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta population , motor fuel tax , Sam Wellborn

Political Notes – Expect an epic battle between Hank Johnson, Tom Brown

DeKalb County Sheriff Tom Brown will officially kick off his congressional campaign against Rep. Hank Johnson next week . . .

Tags: 4th Congressional District , ARC , Georgia Republican Party , hank johnson , John Padgett , Metro Atlanta home foreclosures , Tom Brown

Political Notes — Barrow’s in the zone

Rep. John Barrow may have dropped out of the Senate race, but he’s still a major target of Beltway Republicans in 2014 . . .

Tags: Alan Kent , ARC , EPD , GHA , Jack Kingston , John Barrow , Julie Ralston , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , NRCC , Ogeechee River , Senate race , Stacy Bloodsworth , Wilcox County

Economy still slows Atlanta’s population growth

Metro Atlanta’s population is growing more slowly these days, which is attributed directly to the economic downturn of the past four years . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta , population growth

On the campaign trail: Agenda 21 is all the rage this year

Agenda 21, a United Nations land use planning guideline, becomes a central issue in some election campaigns in Georgia . . .

Tags: Agenda 21 , ARC , Bill Byrne , homophobia , Martha Zoller , Pat Gardner , rashad taylor , T-SPLOST , Tim Lee