Last week, I made the decision to terminate our Fire Chief, Kelvin Cochran. It was a decision that was not made lightly because I appreciated Chief Cochran’s service to the City of Atlanta. While you… Read more
Mayor Kasim Reed welcomed Mercedes-Benz to Georgia today following the announcement of the company’s plans to relocate its headquarters to the metropolitan Atlanta region.
“I want to extend a warm welcome to Mercedes-Benz and its… Read more
This evening, a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri has decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown.
This announcement is likely to spark understandable feelings of frustration, not only in… Read more
President Obama’s Administrative Relief order is a significant step forward in achieving meaningful, comprehensive immigration reform. In an effort to provide millions of aspiring citizens the opportunity to rightfully and legally contribute to our nation’s… Read more
Today on Veterans Day, we honor our nation’s heroes, the nearly 22 million men and women who have served honorably in our nation’s Armed Forces. Their humility, courage, and sacrifice provide us with an example… Read more
The President’s signature this morning on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 heralds a new era of strategic investment in America’s ports and waterways. This bipartisan legislation cuts federal red tape and… Read more
Today, the City of Atlanta mourns the loss of a national treasure. Dr. Maya Angelou was an exemplar whose life and teachings inspired millions around the world, including myself to live with integrity, pride, courage… Read more
I applaud the U.S. House of Representatives’ action today in passing the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). This bipartisan measure, passed with overwhelming support (412… Read more