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What We Heard at the Budget Hearing for Atlanta’s New Department of Labor

Workforce development leaders from the office of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens are making final preparations to open the first city-run Department of Labor and Employment Services in July. Last week, Odie Donald II, Mayor Andre Dickens’ chief of staff, laid out plans for the new department during its inaugural City Council budget briefing. Donald has […]

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Atlanta Just Passed Its Largest Budget Ever

Top of the morning!  Here is Your AM Rundown, with news updates in 400 words or less. Get caught up on headlines and other developments you might’ve missed.  Here’s what’s up in Atlanta today:  It’s official y’all: The largest budget in Atlanta’s history has passed. On Tuesday, the $754 million budget, which sees pay increases […]