Monthly Archives: October 2006

Governor Perdue Attacks Health Care in Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA –“Our state has an absolute moral obligation to protect and care for children receiving state services. Georgians are a compassionate people and we all share in the responsibility of caring for the children of this state,” Governor Sonny Perdue states on the Governor’s website. His official quote sure sounds principled and definitive. However, Perdue’s Fiscal Year 2004 budget […]

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Governor Perdue Has Record of Hypocrisy and Ethical Violations

(APN) ATLANTA — Since his days as a Georgia State Senator, Governor Sonny Perdue has an established record of corruption and contempt for the law. From flying state-owned helicopters without a license, to giving testimony under oath refuted by three others, to shady land-deals and tax loopholes, it is no wonder he is the only Georgia Governor found guilty by […]

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Live-Work-Play Developments Catching on in Atlanta

By Douglas Hartley, Staff Writer (APN) ATLANTA — With Atlanta competing for longest commute times in the nation, planners, developers, and officials gathered at the Southface Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable to find solutions, on Friday, October 06, 2006. Panelists discussed how developers and governments can leverage existing MARTA rail stations to benefit nearby existing and future transit oriented developments (TOD’s). “The […]

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APN Chat with Former Governer James McGreevey of New Jersey

(APN) ATLANTA — “Working with children in some capacity,” will be the ongoing focus of former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, now that he has climbed off the ladder of elected office. “14 million children tonight will go hungry, which is a travesty.  As we’re giving tax cuts to the top 1% of Americans, the fastest growing percentage of hungry […]

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World Can’t Wait “Drive Out the Bush Regime” Held in Downtown Atlanta (UPDATE 2)

Photographs by Albert Viola (APN) ATLANTA — At least 800 protesters participated in the World Can’t Wait “Drive Out the Bush Regime” demonstration in Downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park, Atlanta Progressive News observed. The protest was one of many being held across the country. Atlanta’s activities included a march throughout downtown, a rally in Woodruff Park, and a protest line along […]

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Festival of Shelters Held at Woodruff Park

Photographs by Jonathan Springston, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA — The Open Door Community and its political arm, The Martin Luther King Campaign for Economic Justice, held the Festival of Shelters at Woodruff Park Wednesday, providing free food and beverages to the homeless, along with solidarity, advocacy, and compassion. The Festival of Shelters has been held every year since 1989, […]

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