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GA: Kasim Reed on Rumored Atlanta Terror Threats: Don't 'Let Fear Guide You'

The FBI says the threat is not credible, but a rumored ISIS attack at a wrestling event Sunday night at Philips Arena was enough to put city officials and fans on high alert. In an emailed statement, Mayor Kasim Reed said he decidedShow More Summary

Mayor Reed’s Statement On Threat To Phillips Arena

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has issued the following statement regarding a potential threat to Phillips Arena: Out of an abundance of caution, I directed Chief Operating Officer Dan Gordon and Atlanta Police Chief George Turner to open the Joint Operations Center (JOC) today in response to the reported threats against Philips Arena and to support …

First Slice 11/18/15: Who can afford this affordable housing?

Atlanta City Council on Monday unanimously passed an Affordable Housing Impact Statement. If passed by Mayor Kasim Reed, the ordinance could help shape future legislation affecting the amount of affordable housing. Speaking of affordable...Show More Summary

GA: Atlanta Beefing Up Security Around Airport, Malls, Streetcar

Nov. 16--Security patrols are stepping up around shopping centers, theaters, the Atlanta Streetcar and the world's busiest airport, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said on Monday. Reed spoke at a security briefing held at the airport. The briefin

First Slice 10/27/15: Mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard on Turner Field

Cathy Woolard, the former Atlanta City Council president who's running to succeed Mayor Kasim Reed, is wasting no time dropping clues about her campaign message. What in God's name is happening to the around Centennial Olympic Park?Show More Summary

Peoplestown residents who don't want to sell their homes sleep outside City Hall, demand meeting with mayor

More then a dozen Atlantans camped outside City Hall last night to call on Mayor Kasim Reed to allow two families to stay in their homes in Peoplestown. The city wants to buy and demolish the houses to make way for a pond that city officials...Show More Summary

Mayor offers land speculators journey through judicial system, restful vacation in city jail

A day after Mayor Kasim Reed watched a judge sentence a high-profile speculator and landlord to 30 days' jail for conditions at some Westside homes and properties, hizzoner says Rick Warren is an example. "You'll see many more Rick Warrens...Show More Summary

First Slice 10/23/15: Hawks will stay Downtown, renovate Philips Arena with city's help

Philips Arena, the 16-year-old home of the Atlanta Hawks, is getting a $150–250 million makeover. Mayor Kasim Reed announced a plan to work with the team and its new owner, Antony Ressler, to retrofit the facilities and avoid movingShow More Summary

Reed, Franklin and Young in Bloc of Hillary’s Mayoral Endorsements

Five Georgians threw their support behind Hillary Clinton on Tuesday at the African American Mayors Association. Kasim Reed, Shirley Franklin and Andrew Young announced they were supporting Hillary (much like they did in 2008) and East Point Mayor Jannquell Peters did as well. WABE quoted Reed saying: “She has the proven leadership capability to be president of […]

Atlanta Launches First-Ever Entertainment Training Program

Atlanta has just taken steps to become the first American city to invest in training its film industry workers. Mayor Kasim Reed and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 479 have teamed up to launch the City...Show More Summary

Mayor calls for pond re-do around Peoplestown resident Mattie Jackson's home

A 93-year-old woman who has lived in Peoplestown all her life will stay there and the city will look into a redesign of a stormwater detention pond planned for her block, according to an announcement yesterday from Mayor Kasim Reed. Mattie...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Announces Georgia Team

Hillary Clinton has named over 60 Georgians to her Georgia Leadership Council, including Congressmen Hank Johnson, John Lewis, and David Scott and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. A full list of the Council can be seen after the break. Congressman John Lewis: “As our former Secretary of State, Senator from New York, and first Lady of […]

Atlanta Mayor Urges Men To Speak Out Against Sexual Assault

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is speaking out against sexual assault and encouraging other men to do the same. Reed, who has teamed up with celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Tika Sumpter for the "Take a Stand"  campaign, joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday and discussed how men can play a role in rape prevention. Show More Summary

GA: FTA Outlines Concerns Over Atlanta Streetcar in Stern Letter

Sept. 30--The recent vandalizing of multiple Atlanta streetcars might be the least of the system's worries. The Federal Transit Administration has sent a stern warning to Mayor Kasim Reed and MARTA Chief Keith Parker about "continuing conc

First Slice 9/28/15: Atlanta set to receive $30 million federal grant to help Westside neighborhoods

Mayor Kasim Reed this morning, along with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, is expected to announce that Atlanta has won a $30 million federal grant to boost the neighborhoods...Show More Summary

New Turner Field owner could be picked before community feedback is heard

Yes, Mayor Kasim Reed says, neighbors will help decide how 87 acres including Turner Field will be rebuilt when the Atlanta Braves leave the ballpark. But bids for the property will be collected in a timely manner, period.…

First Slice 9/23/15: Buckhead investor faces jail for housing code violations

Buckhead real estate investor Rick Warren faces up to six months in jail after being convicted Tuesday on two counts of city housing code violations. Warren, who Mayor Kasim Reed once called a "predator," is accused of not properly maintaing...Show More Summary

First Slice 9/22/15: Don't expect any 'Kasim Reed for Governor' lawn signs in 2018

Mayor Kasim Reed says he won't run for governor in 2018. But he's not ruling out a future bid... The Atlanta City Council yesterday approved a plan to turn the crosswalks at the intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue into rainbows — temporarily.…

Q&A: Mayor Kasim Reed on second-term goals, fatherhood, and the future of Turner Field

After he was photographed for our October cover, Mayor Kasim Reed sat down with Atlanta magazine editor-in-chief Steve Fennessy for a discussion about his second-term goals, the future of Turner Field, how fatherhood changed him from a “selfish” man, and what’s next.

Mayor Kasim Reed introduces recycling rewards

Putting bottles in the right bin could save you cash on your next dinner bill. Mayor Kasim Reed announced last week that Recycling Perks, a Virginia-based recycling incentive program, is coming to Atlanta.  The city's Cartlanta project gave Atlantans 96-gallon recycling bins in 2012 to encourage more recycling.…

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