Tag Archives: Vincent Fort

Yes, Vincent Fort really is running for mayor

State Sen. Vincent Fort makes it official and qualifies to run for mayor of Atlanta . . .

Tags: Atlanta mayor\'s race , Vincent Fort

Emory transit proposal hits an obstacle: Vincent Fort

State Sen. Vincent Fort, a candidate for mayor of Atlanta, lashes out at a proposal to build a MARTA rail line to the annexed area of the Emory University campus . . .

Tags: Emory University annexation , MARTA , Vincent Fort

Atlanta mayor’s race poll has Norwood, Fort as the leaders

Atlanta City Councilwoman Mary Norwood is the leader in a mayor’s race poll, followed by state Sen. Vincent Fort . . .

Tags: Atlanta mayor\'s race , Mary Norwood , Vincent Fort

Medicaid provider fee is extended by Senate

Legislation that could bring in as much as $1 billion a year for Medicaid is passed by the state Senate Thursday . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Josh McKoon , Medicaid provider fee , Vincent Fort

Pay raises for everyone, Deal says in ‘State of the State’

Gov. Nathan Deal lays out his plan for the upcoming year in his “State of the State” address to the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , State of the State , Vincent Fort

MARTA funding bill wins final approval

The Senate votes to pass the MARTA funding bill, the most transportation measure of the session . . .

Tags: Atlanta , Brandon Beach , MARTA funding , Vincent Fort

Thanks to Donzella James and a special election, JQC legislation passes

Senate Republican leaders make a deal with a Democratic senator to pass legislation abolishing the current Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Donzella James , JaNice VanNess , Judicial Qualifications Commission , Vincent Fort

Super Bowl tax break is approved by Senate

Under pressure from the NFL, the Senate approves a sales tax exemption for the sale of Super Bowl tickets . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Josh McKoon , Mike Crane , sales tax exemption , Super Bowl tickets , Vincent Fort

Fort loses bid to kill ParkAtlanta contract

A House committee votes down a bill aimed at stopping the City of Atlanta’s contract with a private parking firm . . .

Tags: City of Atlanta , ParkAtlanta , parking fines , Vincent Fort

Senate approves budget, but will House agree?

Senate passes state budget for FY 2017, looks to the House for agreement . . .

Tags: Jack Hill , state budget , Steve Henson , Vincent Fort