Category Archives: Robert Welsh

APN Full Endorsements: Atlanta Council 2013

(APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta Progressive News Board of Directors has completed its full endorsement list for Atlanta City Council and Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education for 2013.     To date, we have already announced several endorsements, along with full explanations.  This list includes all endorsements for City Council, including ones already announced and ones that are being […]

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Welsh, Smith (District 1) Compared on Atlanta Council Issues

(APN) ATLANTA — There are some significant differences between the voting record of Atlanta City Councilwoman Carla Smith (District 1), and how challenger Robert Welsh would have voted on the issues.     BAR HOURS     Smith supported changing bar closing hours to make bars close earlier, at 3am, in 2003.  In 2011, Smith opposed changing them to 4am. […]

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Welsh Questions Smith’s Timing on Glenwood Rezoning Legislation

(APN) ATLANTA — Robert Welsh, a candidate for City Council of Atlanta District 1, criticized incumbent Carla Smith in an interview with Atlanta Progressive News, over the timing of Smith’s introduction of two pieces of legislation changing the zoning and land use designations for 800 and 860 Glenwood Avenue SE.     There, developer Jeff Fuqua has proposed a redevelopment […]

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