Tag Archives: Atlanta Progressive News

APN to Celebrate Ten Years, Readers Invited to Anniversary Party (UPDATE 1)

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(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Progressive News will celebrate ten years of publication on November 23, 2015, having begun publication on the same date in 2005.   APN is holding a party to celebrate, a couple weeks in advance of this milestone.   https://www.facebook.com/events/961735933918694/   The party will be held on Sunday, November 08, 2015, from 6pm to 8pm, at 1292 […]

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Atlanta Council Considers Affordable Housing Ordinance Drafted by APN Editor

(APN) ATLANTA — At the Monday, November 24, 2014 Meeting of the Community Development/Human Resources Committee of the City Council of Atlanta, a new proposed ordinance for Affordable Housing Impact Statements received a first reading. APN’s News Editor–the present writer–drafted the ordinance, in consultation with Chairman Andre Dickens (Post 3-at-large), as part of a law school paper, through Gonzaga University […]

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APN Celebrates Nine Years of Publication; Website Update

(APN) ATLANTA — Dear APN Readers, We made it!  Another year of bringing Metro Atlanta a progressive, independent alternative to the corporate news media. I want to start out by thanking you, our readers!  We exist to serve and empower you to make a meaningful difference in the democratic process.  The primary purpose of Atlanta Progressive News has always been […]

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EDITORIAL: Dear GPJC, Our Coverage Is Not for Sale

September 27, 2014   Dear Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition,     Atlanta Progressive News is in receipt of an unsigned letter on your organization’s letterhead appearing to be from your organization, dated August 30, 2014, asserting the “termination” of GPJC’s advertising contract with APN.     As you noted, GPJC has advertised with APN for several years.  GPJC has […]

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APN Releases Fulton County Commission Scorecard for 2014

(APN) ATLANTA — With big changes in store for the Fulton County Commission pending the outcome of the 2014 elections, Atlanta Progressive News reviewed nearly nine years of coverage of the Commission from the APN archives to develop a Fulton County Commission Scorecard for 2014, based on nine controversial votes.     As previously reported by APN, the Republican-led Georgia […]

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Willis Threatens APN with Lawsuit as Ethics Complaint Filed

(APN) ATLANTA — Late Monday evening, September 17, 2012, Atlanta Progressive News revealed the existence of an email which shows the CEO of FogFuels announcing that Councilman Lamar Willis (Post 3-large) had been appointed to the company’s team as a government liaison only weeks before Willis pushed a sole source contract with FogFuels before the City Council. Mr. Willis has […]

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