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Latest Atlanta News

What Will It Take To Get A Healthcare Bill Accomplished?

Today on Political Rewind ... an impasse on healthcare, a donnybrook in the White House Press room ... as partisans wrestle in Washington, where does that leave the rest of us? Our panel talks about what it will take to get a healthcare bill accomplished. Closer to home, Democrats are still licking their wounds over the 6th District defeat and wondering, what next? What can they do to increase their stock in Georgia? Mayor Teresa Tomlinson says Democrats need to learn how to "speak Republican." Heath Garrett encourages Democrats to become more pragmatic in their approaches. Panelists: Greg Bluestein - Political Reporter, The Atlanta Journal Constitution Teresa Tomlinson - Mayor of Columbus, GA Heath Garrett - GOP Consultant.
June 28, 2017

Atlanta Mayor, Judge Nominated For Secrecy Award

Government transparency helps make a Democracy function, but many communities have a long way to go. One journalism organization is singling out the most secretive government agencies and officials with the Golden Padlock Award . The award, given out by Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) , is not much of an honor. This weekend, it went to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, and the EPA . This year’s finalists included Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Appalachian Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Brenda Weaver . We talked with award committee chair Robert Cribb and Savannah State University professor Robert Smith . Judge Brenda Weaver was nominated for the Padlock Award after jailing a newspaper publisher in Blue Ridge, Georgia because of a public records request. That publisher oversaw the tiny paper the Fannin Focus, which came to an end in December.
June 28, 2017

What The Senate Healthcare Overhaul Would Mean For Georgians

The U.S. Senate’s proposed healthcare overhaul is likely to cut health coverage for poor folks and children. We talk about what’s in the bill and the potential consequences with Georgia Health News Editor Andy Miller, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute Health Policy Analyst Laura Harker, and Karoline Mortensen, Professor of Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami.
June 28, 2017

On Second Thought For Wednesday, June 28, 2017

First, President Trump recently unveiled new trade restrictions with Cuba. We look at how this will impact Georgia’s poultry industry. Joining us is James Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council and Marisa Anne Pagnattaro, Associate Dean for UGA’s Terry College of Business. Then, the U.S. Senate’s proposed healthcare overhaul is likely to cut health coverage for poor folks and children. We talk about what’s in the bill and the potential consequences with Georgia Health News Editor Andy Miller, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute Health Policy Analyst Laura Harker, and Karoline Mortensen, Professor of Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami. Next, government transparency helps make a Democracy function, but many communities have a long way to go. One journalism organization is singling out the most secretive government agencies and officials with the Golden Padlock Award. The award is not much of an honor. This year’s finalists included
June 28, 2017

Atlanta Blog Posts

Telling Atlanta's History Through Crowd-Sourcing

Crowd-sourcing isn’t a common way to curate a history exhibit but that's how the Atlanta History Center opted to put together a new show about...

February 16th, 2016

Atlanta's First Private Club For Millennials

There’s a new private club opening its doors in Atlanta. The Gathering Spot bills itself as the city’s first private club for millennials, where...

January 26th, 2016

Raising Startup Money: A Woman's Perspective

Cardiologist Sheila Woodhouse discovered how difficult raising startup money can be when she founded the company DoxMed, which provides an app that...

December 23rd, 2015

Launching A Startup: Lessons Learned

Although Georgia tops a recent national list of women-owned businesses, only a fraction of technology businesses are founded and led by women....

December 22nd, 2015