Georgia GOP politicians were none too pleased with President Barack Obama's proposed federal budget that left out hundreds of millions of dollars they had hoped would help deepen the Savannah Port. But Mayor Kasim Reed doesn't seem as worried - and he wants them to chill.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will be having a social media town hall on Facebook this afternoon. Follow the link here at 5:00pm if you would like to ask him a question. You can of course feel free to leave him questions here in the comments, but as I don’t plan on passing them along you […]
Mayor Kasim Reed helped kick off a $1 million campaign to bring gay marriage to Georgia and other Southern states, urging state lawmakers to recognize gay marriages performed out of state.
The alliance between Georgia's Nathan Deal and Atlanta's Kasim Reed—like the Chris Christie-Cory Booker detente—makes more sense than it might initially appear.
Mayor Kasim Reed today outlined a broad second-term agenda that, among other issues, would focus on two major issues: recidivism and education. At the mayor's annual "State of the City" address - one sponsored by Coca-Cola and billed...Show More Summary
Gay Atlanta Rabbi Joshua Lesser and Mayor Kasim Reed are striking up something of a faithful bromance as the mayor leaned on the rabbi again Wednesday during his State of the City address.
Mayor Kasim Reed this afternoon breathed a deep sigh of relief as he wrapped up the city's response efforts to Winter Storm Pax. After remaining open for nearly 100 straight hours, Atlanta's Joint Operations Center officially shut down at 2 p.m. following a week's worth of emergency preparations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Creative Loafing published an unsigned editorial Thursday highlighting the good relationship between Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Governor Nathan Deal. After talking about how the mayor has worked with the governor on everything from being the face of the TSPLOST, to lobbying Washington to get federal funding for the deepening of the Port of Savannah, […]
Despite what has looked like slightly improved weather conditions, Mayor Kasim Reed has one clear message for Atlantans: "Control the cabin fever." In a late-afternoon briefing, Reed thanked residents for following City Hall's call to stay off the roads today. Show More Summary
Consider it a test run. Two weeks ago, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed became a late-night punchline for his city’s response to a winter storm that stranded commuters along Interstates, inside schools and on the floors of convenience stores despite just a few inches of snow accumulating. Show More Summary
It's still anybody's guess what will replace Turner Field when the Braves make their controversial move to Cobb County in 2017. Affordable housing is one possibility, Mayor Kasim Reed has suggested.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Atlanta is safer today than it's been in decades. Or at least that's what Mayor Kasim Reed has emphasized over the past year.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Among the post-mortems about Atlanta's response to Winter Storm Leon comes this from the New Yorker's Jelani Cobb. The former Spelman College professor, who's now at the University of Connecticut, looks at Mayor Kasim Reed's response...Show More Summary
If you don’t live in Georgia, you probably hadn’t heard Kasim Reed’s name before last week, unless you pay close attention to politicians who might soon step into the on-deck circle of national attention. The mayor of Atlanta since 2010,...Show More Summary
Steve Penley, renowned Georgia painter, has penned…err….brushed a message to critics (critiques?) of both Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s response to the #snowpocalypse last week. You can see it to the right of this text. There are a lot of people upset over the seemingly lack of preparedness for the weather […]
(ATLANTA) — Atlanta’s mayor is defending his use of emergency lanes at the height of this week’s icy traffic jam so he could do an interview at The Weather Channel’s studios. Mayor Kasim Reed’s communications director Carlos Campos said...Show More Summary
Days after local and national media grilled, criticized, and mocked Atlanta and the state's response to this week's snowstorm, Mayor Kasim Reed stepped into a room filled with dozens of the city's press members. Months ago, Reed agreed to keynote the Atlanta Press Club's newsmaker luncheon to discuss his plans for 2014.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
On Thursday, The Daily Show tackled the paralyzing snow that struck Atlanta, Georgia, over the week that caused nearly 24-hour traffic jams and resulted in strong criticism for Mayor Kasim Reed and Republican Gov. Nathan Deal. Host Jon Stewart played clips of Deal explaining that the lack of preparedness was due to the lack of [...]
When the snow started falling Tuesday and cars lined up on the highways, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed were at an awards luncheon, smiling and back-slapping each other as the Republican governor introduced the Democratic mayor, who was named a local magazine's "Georgian of the Year."
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Mayor Kasim Reed has spent the last two days working to clean up Atlanta's streets after Winter Storm Leon. But as many metro Atlanta residents and outside observers...Show More Summary