Tag Archives: atlanta falcons

At the Supreme Court, it’s “All Rise Up!”

Even the Georgia Supreme Court justices are setting aside their normal judicial impartiality to become Falcons’ fans . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Georgia Supreme Court , super bowl

Political Notes – Georgia stadium deals ranked among the five worst

Georgia’s agreements to build new stadiums for the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves are ranked among the five worst stadium deals (from the taxpayer’s perspective) . . .

Tags: atlanta braves , atlanta falcons , CSM Bakery , GHA , GOP presidential candidates , stadium deals

Ga. Supremes uphold bonds for Falcons’ stadium

The Georgia Supreme Court rules that the bonds issued to help build a new football stadium for the Atlanta Falcons are constitutional . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Georgia Supreme Court , Invest Atlanta bonds , new stadium , World Congress Center

State swings small land deals for Falcons stadium

The State Properties Commission acquires several small parcels of land for the new stadium being designed for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Department of Economic Development , DNR , football stadium , Georgia Piedmont Technical College , GWCCA , Robins Air Force Base , State Properties Commission

Political Notes – Churches okay buyouts for stadium’s ‘south site’

Both churches located on the proposed site for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium have agreed to be bought out so they can relocate . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , CREW , DeKalb County cities , football stadium , georgia dome , Juvenile Justice , league of women voters , Obamacare , Paul Broun , Ted Cruz , Tom Graves , World Congress Center

Common Cause falls short in anti-stadium petition effort

Common Cause Georgia could not gather enough voters’ signatures to force a referendum on the issue of using tax funds to pay for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , Common Cause , GWCCA , petition drive , stadium , William Perry

Falcons agree to buy one church – but what about the other one?

Mayor Kasim Reed says an agreement has been reached to purchase one of the two churches that stand in the way of a new Atlanta Falcons football stadium . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , churches , GWCCA , Kasim Reed , new stadium

Political Notes – A stadium looking for a location

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority looks to the north as it tries to finalize a location for the retractable roof stadium it will build for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Cherokee County school board , football stadium , GWCCA , Kelly Marlow , Senate race , Steen Miles

City tries to block stadium referendum, Common Cause may go to court

Common Cause officials say they may have to file a lawsuit to move ahead with their effort to hold a public referendum on the use of tax funds to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Common Cause , Kasim Reed , new stadium , referendum , William Perry , Wyc Orr

Common Cause pushes for stadium funding referendum

Common Cause Georgia will try to repeal the Atlanta City Council’s vote to spend $200 million in tax funds on a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Atlanta City Council , atlanta falcons , GWCCA , hotel-motel tax , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , new football stadium , referendum on public funding , William Perry