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Three Georgia mayors talk about their local governments.

Credit: GPB News

The panel

Mayor Julie Smith, @JulieB_Tifton, Tifton

Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, @DeanaIngraham, East Point

Mayor Kelly Girtz, @kellygirtz, Athens

Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallerman, senior reporter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown

1. Mayors talk about using funds from the American Rescue plan in the wake of COVID. 

LISTEN: Mayor Julie Smith on COVID's economic and public health impacts in Tifton.

2.  Addressing the mental health crises in their community.

LISTEN: Mayor Kelly Girtz on Athens' mental health responders.

3. Issues on top of mind less than three months from the midterms. 

LISTEN: Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham on new gun carry laws and reproductive autonomy concerns in East Point.

Wednesday on Political RewindThe AJC's Greg Bluestein joins the panel.