Political Rewind: What is The Fate of Confederate Monuments in Georgia?

Feb 11, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, how should Georgia deal with the Confederate monuments that dot the landscape here? Will state legislators continue to protect them through state law or let local communities decide their fate?


An Atlanta immigration arrest on Super Bowl Sunday continues to command national headlines. what does the case of rapper 21 Savage tell us about the Trump Administration’s policies on rounding up undocumented immigrants?

Atlanta business and political leaders are bemoaning the loss of yet another Fortune 500 company from the city. But as Suntrust merges with BB&T bank and prepares to relocate to North Carolina we’ll look at a legislative vote decades ago that gave Charlotte the opportunity to displace Atlanta as the banking capital of the south.

 

Panelists:

 

Jim Galloway -- Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Mary Margaret Oliver -- Democratic State Representative

 

Rusty Paul -- Sandy Springs Mayor