Closer Look: Atlanta Infrastructure, Child Hunger And More

Richard Mendoza, Atlanta's commissioner of Public Works, gives an update on the city's effort to improve infrastructure on this episode of "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O'Hayer."
Richard Mendoza, Atlanta's commissioner of Public Works, gives an update on the city's effort to improve infrastructure on this episode of "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O'Hayer."
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Tuesday on “A Closer Look with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer”:

  • Feeding America’s Director of Advocacy Brett Weisel talks about the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act;
  • Richard Mendoza, Atlanta’s commissioner of Public Works, gives an update on the city’s effort to improve infrastructure;
  • Tasnim Shamma reports on the Georgia Department of Transportation’s plans to reduce congestion at the intersection of Georgia 400 and Interstate 285;
  • Michell Eloy reports on the record profits of the Georgia Lottery;
  • Kathleen Jordan, daughter of President Jimmy Carter’s Chief of Staff Hamilton Jordan, discussed her father’s new memoir – which she finished after he died;
  • Stephannie Stokes looks into how historically black colleges play a part in Atlanta’s identity;
  • Activist Bree Newsome and Agnes Scott president Elizabeth Kiss talk about student activism and the college’s new initiative to encourage students “to be a change agent in a global society.”