WABE's Week In Review: Officials push ahead with 'Cop City,' multiple bills move through the state Capitol
City of Atlanta officials are behind closed doors as they discuss “protection and enhancement of the environment and local economy as part of Planned Public Safety Training Center.” Several members of the press, including myself, were denied entrance. pic.twitter.com/iJjBMCtwdk— Chamian Cruz 🔍 (@xchamian) January 31, 2023
Looking for more information on the developments of the City of Atlanta's new $90 million public safety training center critics have dubbed “Cop City'? Here is a timeline of the major events surrounding the controversial project.https://t.co/h5BfPJDJ0a— WABE News (@wabenews) February 1, 2023
Georgia as an EV capital?
As a native Michigander, I’m used to covering political events with Fords and Chevys.— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) January 31, 2023
Here in Georgia, we’ve got Kias and Hyundais.
>> @BrianKempGA celebrates Kia Day at the Capitol, the first big automaker to open a plant in Georgia pic.twitter.com/HiImz10t7l
The mental health agenda…
Mental Health Day At The Georgia State Capitol— Rahul Bali (@rahulbali) January 31, 2023
Mental health advocates are wearing these shirts that remember the late Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, who was a key force in passing the Mental Health Parity Act last year.
WABE's @jessicamador is covering this event. #gapol pic.twitter.com/0DHdbV68rs
Also, in this episode…
🗳️Lisa Rayam hosts Political Breakfast as the team looks at Georgia’s elections and how people feel about them.
🏈Rahul Bali reviews lawmakers pushing online sports betting… again.
🚓Emily Wu Pearson examines the legislation that would allow the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to solely investigate terrorism cases.
😷Jess Mador has more on the effort to ban COVID-19 rules from state agencies and schools permanently.