Tag Archives: Kasim Reed

Political Notes – Ga. State (with an assist from Reed) makes its play for Turner Field

Georgia State is in the driver’s seat to redevelop the Turner Field site — with a helpful boost from Mayor Kasim Reed . . .

Tags: climate change march , Constellium , Georgia State University , Kasim Reed , Turner Field

Atlanta will finance major solar installation project

Atlanta plans to install solar generation on 28 municipal building under a financing arrangement made possible by a new state law . . .

Tags: City of Atlanta , HB 57 , Kasim Reed , Mike Dudgeon , solar power , Stephanie Stuckey Benfield

Political Notes – Reed poaches a top official from Cobb County

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed gets some payback for Cobb County luring away the Atlanta Braves . . .

Tags: Cobb County , EPA lawsuit , Faye DiMassimo , Judson Hill , Kasim Reed , Sam Olens , Vietnam soldiers

Pension ruling goes against Atlanta police, firefighters

Georgia Supreme Court hands Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed a victory in his war against police and firefighters . . .

Tags: Atlanta pension plans , Georgia Supreme Court , Kasim Reed , public safety employees

Political Notes – Olens battles EPA regs and anti-Brave ‘stalkers’

Attorney General Sam Olens goes on the warpath against the EPA and a critic of the Atlanta Braves’ impending move to Cobb County . . .

Tags: atlanta braves , Bill Heath , conference committee reports , EPA greenhouse gas rule , Kasim Reed , Sam Olens , stalker , Susan McCoy

Atlanta gets $30 million grant for westside development

HUD will give Atlanta $30 million to revitalize and redevelop communities on the city’s west side . . .

Tags: Atlanta , HUD grant , Kasim Reed

Political Notes – For now, Reed says he won’t run in ‘18

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, frequently mentioned as a candidate for governor in 2018, says that probably won’t happen . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , governor\'s race , John Albers , Kasim Reed , Ted Cruz campaign , voter registration

Political Notes – From the Golden Isles, a response to Trump’s immigration plan

Donald Trump’s pledge to deport all undocumented immigrants may run aground on the rocks of reality, as the situation down along the coast reminds us . . .

Tags: Dan Gordon , Donald Trump , immigrants , Kasim Reed , labor shortage , Louis Elrod

Political Notes – Reed’s OK on a new facility for the Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks could be in line to get lots of money or real estate or both from the City of Atlanta to give them a new arena . . .

Tags: atlanta hawks , drones , Georgia Chamber , Kasim Reed , Philips Arena , Tony Ressler

Reed: Atlanta’s an “exemplar” for other cities on family leave

Kasim Reed and Valerie Jarrett make the case for providing more paid family leave to employees . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Kasim Reed , paid family leave , Valerie Jarrett