WABE's Week In Review: Atlanta City Council introduces 'Cop City' funding and Willis hints at August for Trump indictment

Hundreds hoping to give public comment in opposition to the construction of a new Public Safety Training Center during an Atlanta City Council meeting on Monday, May 15, 2023. (Matthew Pearson/WABE)

On May 15, the Atlanta City Council introduced legislation to contribute $30 million to the construction of the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.

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Also in this episode…

–Sam Gringlas has more on a Black woman appointed by Democrats to the Ware County Board of Elections — removed from her seat under a new Georgia law backed by Republicans. She was replaced by a conservative known for defending a Confederate memorial.

–Emily Wu Pearson reports on Georgia Governor Brian Kemp showing support for how the governor of Texas is policing the U.S.-Mexico border.

–Rahul Bali explains how MARTA is continuing its efforts to return to pre-COVID service levels and ridership numbers through its 2024 budget.

–Marlon Hyde reports on a new fleet of low-emissions buses on its way to several school districts in metro Atlanta.

–Julien Virgin has more on the millions of Georgians set to travel during the Memorial Day holiday and summer season.