Closer Look: Georgia’s 2020 Legislative Sessions Begins Today; The Latest on Repairs To Grady Memorial Hospital; Closer Look Celebrates Five Years On The Air

Monday marks the beginning of Georgia's 2020 legislative session.
Monday marks the beginning of Georgia's 2020 legislative session.
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Monday, January 13, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on weather conditions in the metro area.
  • Plus, today marks the beginning of Georgia’s 2020 legislative session.
  • 02:28: Finally, WABE reporter Sam Whitehead joins “Closer Look” in-studio to discuss the latest update on repairs happening Grady Memorial Hospital after a pipe burst and caused major flooding at last month.
  • 10:55: It’s back to business at the state capitol for the next 40 days and 40 nights. Jennifer Owens, deputy director of the Georgia Budget Policy Institute, shares the top issues her organization is watching this legislative session.
Jennifer Owens
It’s back to business at the state capitol for the next 40 days and 40 nights. Jennifer Owens, deputy director of the Georgia Budget Policy Institute, shares the top issues her organization is watching this legislative session. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)
  • 28:39: “Closer Look” is celebrating five years on the air. Today, we take a look back at some of the program’s most memorable conversations and remember the lives of guests who have passed away.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.