Political Rewind: Metro Atlanta Transportation Gets Huge Boost

Jun 20, 2018

On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal announces a first step to build new transit in metro Atlanta, a huge project along Georgia 400.  Is the state on track to tackle the region’s traffic headaches?


Plus, Georgia members of Congress and candidates for governor split over the Trump policy of separating children from families at the border.  We’ll look at who stands where and the possible consequences of their positions.  And, what does the Supreme Court’s recent decision to kick two much-anticipated gerrymandering cases back to lower courts mean for redistricting plans here in Georgia?

NOTE: Our program was recorded on Wednesday morning just before President Trump announced he will sign an executive order stopping the separation of families who are seeking asylum in the U.S.

Panelists:

AJC Lead Political Writer Greg Bluestein

Emory University Associate Professor of Political Science Andra Gillespie

Republican Insider Ed Lindsey

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson