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Bozarth, New Seek Georgia House Seats as Independents

(APN) ATLANTA — As election season shapes up for 2014, at least two Atlantans have announced their intent to seek access to the ballot as independent candidates for State House.     Bill Bozarth, a long-time activist and former Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia, is running for State House District 54, the seat being vacated by State Rep. Ed […]

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Atlanta Council Honors one of its Critics, Ben Howard, Senior Advocate

  By Patricia “Ma’ma Ajike” Williams, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News   (APN) ATLANTA — The City Council of Atlanta honored one of the strongest thorns in its side on Monday, July 15, 2013, when the Council declared the day to be “Ben Howard Appreciation Day” in the City of Atlanta.     Elected officials, community leaders, and friends […]

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Thomas, Gardner, Bell, Waites Prevail; T-SPLOST Defeated

(APN) ATLANTA — During the July 31, 2012, Partisan Primary and Non-partisan General Election, progressive candidates for State House races in the Atlanta area–including former State Rep. “Able” Mable Thomas (D-Atlanta), and State Reps. Pat Gardner (D-Atlanta), Simone Bell (D-Atlanta), and Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta)–fared well, while the T-SPLOST was defeated for the Metro Atlanta region. It was an unusually strong […]

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