Closer Look: State Rep. Sam Park; Park Villa Apartments Controversy; And More

State Rep. Samuel Park became the first openly gay man in the General Assembly with his election last fall. He talks with Rose about his first year in office.
State Rep. Samuel Park became the first openly gay man in the General Assembly with his election last fall. He talks with Rose about his first year in office.
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Georgia is the second best place to do business, according to the business news company CNBC. Scott Cohn, a CBNC special correspondent, explains how Georgia landed the number two spot and what’s keeping the state from taking first place.
  • 18:13: This year was Rep. Samuel Park’s first in the General Assembly. With his election, Park, D-Lawrenceville, became the first openly gay man to the Georgia House of Representatives. He talks about his freshman year as a lawmaker and the legislative issues he’s focused on.
  • 39:15: This month residents at the Park Villa Apartment Homes in Brookhaven were given notices that they had 30 days to move out of their homes  the notices came after the property was sold to a new developer. We speak to attorneys, Lindsey Siegel and Mara Block with the  Atlanta Legal Aid Society who have provided counsel to tenants on their rights.

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