Gov. Brian Kemp’s attorneys canceled a request for an emergency court hearing scheduled Tuesday for his lawsuit against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a sign that efforts to hash out an out-of-court settlement might be gaining traction.
Atlanta police are cracking down on teens selling bottled water at intersections following a string of violent incidents across the city, the mayor’s office announced Saturday.
The positive coronavirus tests of 19 city of Atlanta public works employees has twice forced the city to shutdown one of its sanitation facilities and caused a backlog of trash collection, especially as it relates to yard waste.
A Fulton County Superior Court judge on Thursday ordered Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms into mediation over their legal dispute about how to best respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The protest was organized by a local alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. to show solidarity with their sorority sister — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms — who has been sued by the state over her mask requirement.
The $55 million bridges and accompanying escalators and elevators got Atlanta City Council approval for funding in 2018.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gave an update on a lawsuit Governor Brian Kemp filed against her and members of City Council during an online COVID-19 update on July 23, 2020.
Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms are discussing a possible settlement of his lawsuit challenging the city’s mask mandate and other coronavirus restrictions that would avoid a contentious court battle.
Georgia is in the midst of a full-fledged policy revolt when it comes to the requiring of masks during the current pandemic.
The legal battle between Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms over how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic got off to a slow start Tuesday when a pair of judges assigned to the case recused themselves from hearing arguments.