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Reed: Carter and Nunn must spend millions on minority voter outreach to win elections

“And if they haven’t invested, I would say somewhere between three to five million in their registration efforts and in their voter contact efforts, I don’t believe they are going to prevail." Mayor Kasim Reed says that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter and U.S. Show More Summary

Can everyone win in the APS/Beltline dispute?

For the last two weeks, Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Public Schools leaders have publicly sparred over millions of dollars in outstanding payments the city owes the system related to the Atlanta Beltline. Jarod Apperson, a Georgia State...Show More Summary

Reed: 'Uber's going to win' against the taxicab industry

Not too long ago, Mayor Kasim Reed took a ride in his very first Uber car. He was so impressed with his experience that he's now predicting that the car service will be around for the long haul.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Kasim Reed picks Uber to win over taxicabs

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently told The Atlantic‘s Conor Friedersdorf that Uber’s fight against an antiquated taxicab industry isn’t going to be easy, but he’s picking the app-based hailing service to win: I think they’re going to fight a 15 round fight, and I think that Uber’s going to win. And the taxicab industry is […]

World Cup Fever in Atlanta

Want to watch the US demolish the Belgians today? Would you like to watch it with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed? Here’s your chance: Friend–   I’ve got World Cup fever! Do you? Join me at the Greystone at Piedmont Park tomorrow at 4pm for a special World Cup Viewing Party and help us cheer on the U.S. Soccer team […]

APS vs. Mayor Reed over the Beltline

There are some strong words going back and forth between the Atlanta Public Schools and Mayor Kasim Reed over the Atlanta Beltline Project. WABE has the full story here. It all started back in 2005 when there was an contract between the City and APS to use some of the property tax revenue from APS […]

Will the Eastside TAD live to see another day?

A effort by Mayor Kasim Reed to retire a special tax used to fund redevelop efforts in Atlanta's eastside neighborhoods is likely to be left out of the city's upcoming budget. The Atlanta City Council on Monday is expected to sign off on the 2015 fiscal year budget, which starts on July 1.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 6/11/14: Spike in citations not aimed at increasing revenue, city claims

The number of citations and tickets issued by Atlanta Police and ParkAtlanta since Mayor Kasim Reed took office has nearly doubled, WSB reports. And with that increase comes a spike in revenue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Kasim Reed, now a parent

Well, it's official: Mayor Kasim Reed has officially become a father. Sarah-Elizabeth Reed, the mayor's wife, gave birth yesterday to the couple's newborn daughter, Maria Kristan Reed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Reed To Get Father’s Day Presents

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and his wife, Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed, have announced the birth of their daughter, Maria Kristan Reed.  Congratulations to the couple. There’s still a couple of weeks to get Mayor Reed a father’s day present.  Get to it people.

Reed: 'I'm not a parent' and won't tell councilmembers how to spend city cash

"I'm not a parent, and I'm not going to speak to other adults about how they should conduct and comport themselves." Mayor Kasim Reed says he won't meddle in Atlanta City Council's spending practices. His comments come at a time when...Show More Summary

Falcons break ground on new stadium project

The eventual replacement for the Georgia Dome as the home of the Atlanta Falcons had its groundbreaking ceremony on Monday night. Commissioner Roger Goodell, owner Arthur Blank and mayor Kasim Reed were among the members to take part in the ceremony. According to Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the $1.2 billion retractable roof stadium…

First responders, Reed rumble over pay

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told an Atlanta City Council panel on Wednesday that he would see Atlanta police and fire unions in court before signing a budget that included any kind of pay increase for litigious first responders. If police...Show More Summary

Meet Miguel Southwell, Atlanta's new airport general manager

Mayor Kasim Reed now has one less spot in his cabinet to fill. He today announced that Miguel Southwell, the current interim general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, is set to become the next permanent head of the world's busiest landing strips.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Former AJC headquarters debuts as Gallery 72

Outside the former home of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, at 72 Marietta Street in downtown Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed decided to cut his prepared pro-downtown speech short on Thursday evening and skip to the main event. "I'm gonna be a good mayor and cut my speech in half so we can get in there.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

UPDATE: O say can you BYOB?

In various tweets, Facebook statements, and formal comments made over the course of the past week, Mayor Kasim Reed made clear what he thought about the continuing Atlanta BYOB story first reported here last week, calling it out as:Show More Summary

Eaves to Reed: Join me to talk about homelessness on May 19

Over the past week, Mayor Kasim Reed and Fulton County Chairman John Eaves have jousted on Fresh Loaf over homelessness. On Thursday night, Eaves responded again.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reed: 'If Fulton County doesn't want to do the work, it should stop taking the pay'

Mayor Kasim Reed tonight responded to Fulton County Chairman John Eaves' response to the mayor's response to CL's editorial board column about homelessness. Whew.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Eaves fires back at Reed over homelessness column critique

Welcome to the party, Fulton County Chairman John Eaves! In a press statement, Eaves responds to Mayor Kasim Reed's take on a CL editorial board column published last week about homelessness.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor responds to CL editorial about homelessness

Last week, CL's editorial board expressed concern about the dissolution of a regional partnership focused on reducing homelessness. This morning, Mayor Kasim Reed responded, saying CL failed to highlight the city's recent accomplishments,...Show More Summary

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