Fri., January 11, 2013 6:19pm
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is hinting he has plans for a higher office. The mayor elected four years ago is seeking his second term in City Hall this year. But Morris News Service reports he said at a luncheon this week he also has "other plans" after finishing as mayor.
Fri., December 14, 2012 8:38am
Atlanta City Council members will receive a raise after Mayor Kasim Reed allowed a roughly 50 percent proposed pay increase to become law. The pay raises will take effect in 2014, and will increase the annual salary for City Council members by more than $20,000.
Wed., December 12, 2012 8:18am
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is saying he now supports gay marriage and that same-sex couples have a "fundamental right" to wed. Reed announced his view Tuesday as he signed a resolution passed by Atlanta's City Council showing support for same-sex marriage.
Tue., November 27, 2012 8:47am
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will join Gov. Nathan Deal and representatives from the Porsche company to break ground on the company's new North American headquarters in Hapeville Tuesday morning. Porsche officials say once the site is completed, the new headquarters may employ up to 400 people.
Tue., November 6, 2012 8:57am
Officials say the Atlanta police helicopter that crashed over the weekend and killed two officers on board had been completely refurbished in recent years.Mayor Kasim Reed said at a news conference Monday the helicopter had been upgraded in 2004 and 2005.
Fri., January 20, 2012 8:52am
Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are in Washington meeting with Transportation Department Secretary Ray LaHood to discuss the deepening of the Savannah port.
Thu., November 24, 2011 7:38am
The organizers of Occupy Atlanta said in a court filing Wednesday they would ask a federal appeals court to review a judge's decision to block the group’s request to stay in a downtown park.
Tue., November 15, 2011 3:44pm
The nation's top transportation official is promising to call a meeting on the Savannah harbor deepening project. What Georgia officials really want, however, is Congressional funds. The state is seeking about $400 million in federal funds to deepen Savannah's harbor. That money has become hard to come by since the Recession.
Tue., August 30, 2011 8:52am
The man who orchestrated Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's campaign has been tapped to help President Barack Obama win the South in 2012. A spokesman for Obama for America says Tharon Johnson has joined the campaign as the southern regional director and will be "a key part to building the organization" in the area.
Wed., June 1, 2011 3:00pm
Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are scheduled to be in Washington Wednesday. The bipartisan duo will be lobbying for more funds for the Savannah harbor deepening project. President Obama's most recent budget included a only small sliver of the $100 million dollars port officials want.