What We’re Reading – Sunday, December 20, 2015

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Mayor Kasim Reed Favors Half Cent Sales Tax for MARTA

Saporta Report

http://saportareport.com/atlanta-mayor-kasim-reed-favors-half-cent-sales-tax-for-marta/

 

Atlanta Financial Experts Weigh in on Fed’s Decision to Raise Interest Rates

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2015/12/16/atlanta-financial-experts-weigh-in-on-feds.html

 

Kasim Reed: Atlanta Magazine’s Annexation Story Perpetuates a Form of Bigotry

Atlanta Magazine

http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/reed-atlanta-magazines-annexation-story-perpetuates-a-form-of-bigotry/

 

Former DeKalb CEO Considers a Return to Politics (Vernon Jones)

CBS 46 television news

http://www.cbs46.com/story/30761385/former-dekalb-ceo-considers-a-return-to-politic

 

Steve Bradshaw Will Again Challenge Sharon Barnes Button for DeKalb Commission Seat

Decaturish

http://www.decaturish.com/2015/12/steve-bradshaw-will-again-challenge-sharon-barnes-sutton-for-dekalb-commission-seat/

 

Peachtree NORML Comes to Athens

Athens Patch

http://patch.com/georgia/athens/peachtree-norml-comes-athens-0

 

EDITORIAL: Time to Change Cannabis Laws

Valdosta Daily Times via SavannahNow.com

http://savannahnow.com/bryan-county-now/2015-12-17/time-change-cannabis-laws

 

Why New Orleans’s Vote to Remove Confederate Monument Matters

The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/12/new-orleans-remove-confederate-monuments/421059/

 

San Diego Adopts Ambitious Plan to Combat Climate Change

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/san-diego-clean-energy_56704045e4b011b83a6c9eef

 

This U.S. Town to Disconnect from Grid, and go 100 Percent Renewable (Nassau, New York)

EcoWatch

http://ecowatch.com/2015/12/15/nassau-off-grid-renewables/

 

Colorado to Require All Police Officers to Undergo Psychological Evaluations

Mic via Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/colorado-require-police-officers-undergo-234704687.html

 

Closing Schools: Privatization Disguised as “Accountability”

NEA Today

http://neatoday.org/2015/12/15/closing-schools-privatization/

 

BREAKING: 2016 Petition Approved by Florida Supreme Court (Medical Cannabis)

United for Care

http://www.unitedforcare.org/breaking_2016_petition_approved_by_fl_supreme_court

 

Marijuana Hearing in Pittsburgh Draws Only Supporters

Trib Live (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/9607002-74/marijuana-arrests-adults#axzz3utclCM1R

 

Homeless Man Arrested for Digging Underground Cave (Fairfax County, Virginia)

CBS 46 television news

http://www.cbs46.com/story/30760388/homeless-man-arrested-for-digging-underground-cave

 

(END/2015)

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