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Should DeKalb Schools Participate in the Assembly TAD? (Part 1)

This post is the first in a two-part series examining the use of a tax allocation district (TAD) in the Doraville Assembly redevelopment. This might not seem to be related to education, but I believe the school system and its families could potentially benefit financially from participation in the TAD. 1,069 more words

DeKalb Schools

Further thoughts on the Lite-Gov race

My recent post on Sen. David Zuckerman’s candidacy for lieutenant governor drew a couple of intelligent comments, which prompted this return to the subject. But I’ll begin with another reminder from the archives, which creates some doubt about Rep. 741 more words

2016 Election

The Progressives are kinda screwed

Whiter the Progressive Party? I don’t know; there isn’t a clear path forward, and obstacles litter the landscape. They’ve gained strength in the legislature, mainly by running candidates on the P/D or D/P tickets; but they’ve just about reached the limits of that tactic, and may have hit a glass ceiling. 959 more words

2016 Election

Episode 4: Stadium Funding

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On this episode, Mark and George talk about their cities’ respective NFL stadiums currently under development. Atlanta and Minnesota are both using public financing for the development of these professional sports teams. 33 more words

Podcast

Schneiderman Calls Absence of Ethics Reform From Albany Deal 'Incomprehensible'

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today attacked the final legislative package to come out of the state capital before the end of the 2015 session for not including any of the recommendations from his… 441 more words

Andrew Cuomo

Andrews On Public Financing

2014 County Executive candidate and longtime Councilmember Phil Andrews, author of the Montgomery County public financing bill for local elections, has an op-Ed in the… 190 more words

Montgomery County Politics