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State Sen. Vincent Fort Considering Run for Mayor of Atlanta in 2017

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(APN) ATLANTA — State Sen. Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta) is considering a run for Mayor of Atlanta in 2017, he told multiple reporters for Atlanta Progressive News, when he attended APN’s ten year anniversary party on Sunday, November 09, 2015.   He also announced that he will run for reelection as State Senator in 2016, during a speech he gave at […]

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What We’re Reading – Tuesday, October 27, 2015

To access links, pls click on full post.   Can Newfound Cities Keep Citizens’ Interest? Atlanta Journal-Constitution http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/can-newfound-cities-keep-citizens-interest/nn72h/   MARTA Chair Says Agency Plans to Seek Part of Transportation Sales Tax for Expansion Reporter newspapers http://www.reporternewspapers.net/2015/10/26/marta-chair-says-agency-plans-to-seek-part-of-transportation-sales-tax-for-expansion/   Op-ed: Liane Levetan: Say No to LaVista Hills Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription) http://www.myajc.com/news/news/opinion/say-no-to-lavista-hills/nn7K3/   The Race for Mayor Begins and Turner Field is Front […]

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Rep. Kaiser May Run for Mayor of Atlanta in 2017

(APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Margaret Kaiser (D-Atlanta) may run for Mayor of Atlanta in 2017, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Two individuals who supported Mary Norwood in her 2009 race told APN that they have been encouraging Kaiser–who supported Norwood in 2009–to run.  However, Kaiser tells APN that the earliest she would run is 2017. “I’ve been in conversation […]

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