What We’re Reading – Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Sale of Adair Park School Moving Forward

Fresh Loaf blog, Creative Loafing Atlanta

http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2016/03/29/sale-of-adair-park-school-andnbspand-its-conversion-into-mixed-use-is-moving-forward

 

Atlanta City Council Committee Approves $2 million payout in APD use of force case

Fresh Loaf blog, Creative Loafing Atlanta

http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2016/03/31/city-council-committee-approves-2-million-payout-in-apd-use-of-force-case

 

The queer black millennial who plans to shake up Georgia politics (State Rep. Park Cannon)

CNN television news

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/29/us/park-cannon-georgia-house-feat/index.html

 

Georgia activists, immigrants without legal status find common cause

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/georgia-activists-immigrants-without-legal-status-/nqtwK/

 

My Final Column (Matt Towery)

Creators.com

https://www.creators.com/read/matthew-towery/03/16/my-final-column-have-fun-storming-the-castle

 

This County is the Fastest-growing in the State (Forsyth County)

WSBTV Channel 2 television news

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/forsyth-county/forsyth-county-fastest-growing-in-state/187693569

 

A former gangster morphs into a lawyer who helps troubled kids (Atlanta)

Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Making-a-difference/2016/0317/A-former-gangster-morphs-into-a-lawyer-who-helps-troubled-kids

 

How Georgia’s Film Industry Has Muddled GOP Battle Lines Over Religious Liberty

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/03/30/how-georgias-film-industry-has-muddled-gop-battle-lines-over-religious-liberty/

 

Fact of the Week: Rental Units and Renters in the US, Matched by Affordability and Income Categories, 2014

National Low-Income Housing Coalition

http://www.nlihc.org/article/fact-week-rental-units-and-renters-us-matched-affordability-and-income-categories-2014

 

Hawaii Lawmakers ok study on decriminalizing drugs

Marijuana.com

http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/03/hawaii-lawmakers-ok-study-on-decriminalizing-drugs/

 

U.S.: U.S.: Gary Johnson Predicts Obama Will Take Marijuana Off Schedule I

Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp

http://crrh.org/news/node/7192

 

SCOTUS 4-4 decision hands public sector unions a victory

CNN television news

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/29/politics/scotus-4-4-decision-hands-public-sector-unions-a-victory/index.html

 

Symbolic Victory for Clean Energy as North America’s Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant Will Soon Be Home to a Solar Farm (Ontario, Canada)

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/31/nanticoke-solar-farm/

 

‘War on Drugs’ has made no difference to number of users and actively harms public health, major study concludes

Independent (UK)

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/war-on-drugs-has-made-no-difference-to-number-of-users-and-actively-harms-public-health-major-study-a6956836.html

 

Aspiring Politician Hopes Government Leaves some Women’s Rights for Him to Gut One Day

The Onion

http://www.theonion.com/article/aspiring-politician-hopes-government-leaves-some-w-37526

 

(END/2016)

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