What We’re Reading – Friday, April 22, 2016

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City Seeks $500 Million Grant to Expand Atlanta Streetcar, Improve MLK Drive

Atlanta Business Chronicle

www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/morning_call/2016/04/city-seeks-500-million-grant-to-expand-atlanta.html

 

Planned Highway Projects Will Move Traffic Through Atlanta

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2016/04/20/study-planned-highway-projects-will-move-the.html

 

Nine Candidates File for Open DeKalb Commission Seats

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/nine-candidates-file-for-open-dekalb-commission-se/nq8KK/

 

Fulton County to Outsource Mental Health Care

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/fulton-county-to-outsource-mental-health-care/nq853/

 

Tybee Island Acts against rising seas and a warming climate

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/tybee-island-acts-against-rising-seas-and-a-warmin/nq6JX/

 

Your Guide to Georgia’s Democratic Superdelegates

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/04/20/your-guide-to-georgias-democratic-superdelegates/

 

Statement on Airline’s Decision to Remove Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II from Plane

Wilmington Journal (North Carolina)

http://wilmingtonjournal.com/statement-on-airlines-decision-to-remove-rev-dr-william-j-barber-ii-from-plane/

 

San Francisco becomes First Major U.S. City to Mandate Rooftop Solar on New Buildings (California)

Tree Hugger

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/san-francisco-becomes-first-major-us-city-mandate-rooftop-solar-new-buildings.html

 

Portland Sued over Homeless Camping (Oregon)

Oregon Live

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2016/04/portland_sued_over_homeless_ca.html

 

Elderly woman forced out after rent spike: I am literally helpless (Beaverton, Oregon)

KATU television news

http://katu.com/news/local/elderly-woman-forced-out-after-rent-spike-i-am-literally-helpless

 

Profound Changes in Store for Labor Market

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

https://frbatlanta.org/economy-matters/annual-report/2015/profound-changes-in-store-for-labor-market.aspx

 

You have no idea how hardcore Harriet Tubman Was

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/21/the-audacious-career-of-harriet-tubman-the-new-face-of-the-20-bill/

 

DEA Approves PTSD Marijuana Study

Military Times

http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/04/21/dea-approves-ptsd-marijuana-study/83356604/

 

Kmart, Sears Closing 78 Stores, Holding Liquidation Sales

CBS 46 television news

http://www.cbs46.com/story/31787582/kmart-sears-closing-78-stores-holding-liquidation-sales

 

Elizabeth Warren Shows Support for Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street Plan

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2015/12/07/elizabeth-warren-shows-support-for-hillary-clintons-wall-street-plan/

 

(END/2016)

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