Tag Archives: World Congress Center Authority

New poll shows 72% oppose tax funds for Falcons’ stadium

Another poll released by the AJC shows overwhelming public opposition to the spending of tax funds for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Common Cause Georgia , new stadium , tax funds , World Congress Center Authority

The case for a new football stadium

Sen. Buddy Carter (R-Pooler) makes the economic development argument for putting state funds into a new football stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

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Poll: Voters oppose Falcons’ stadium, aren’t wild about Gov. Deal

Statewide poll finds strong public opposition to use of tax funds to build a new football stadium for Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, mild disapproval of Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , football stadium , hotel-motel tax funds , Nathan Deal , World Congress Center Authority

Political Notes – NeSmith will chair Board of Regents

Dink NeSmith and Philip Wilheit will lead the Board of Regents during 2013; public forum is scheduled on the proposed new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Board of Regents , fiscal cliff , Georgia Firefighters Association , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal appointments , new stadium , World Congress Center Authority

Political Notes – The governor has some issues with bloggers

Gov. Nathan Deal gets a few things off his chest about political bloggers and their treatment of him . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , bloggers , Democratic party , Nathan Deal , stadium deal , World Congress Center Authority

State approves lease – no payments required – for football hall of fame

The State Properties Commission votes, in effect, to give the proposed College Football Hall of Fame a rent-free lease for 30 years . . .

Tags: College Football Hall of Fame , State Properties Commission , World Congress Center Authority

Reese will head DHS

Nathan Deal will hold over several more Perdue department heads, including DCH Commissioner Clyde Reese and Frank Poe of the World Congress Center Authority . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , DCH , Frank Poe , Nathan Deal , Tommy Hills , World Congress Center Authority