Political Rewind: The View From Parts Southwest

Mar 30, 2020

Monday on Political Rewind, we’re joined by Mayor Bo Dorough of Albany, to discuss the ongoing public health crisis from the perspective of his town in Dougherty county.

Over the weekend, reports showed Albany had the fourth-highest rate of infection per capita among cities in the world. Hospital officials there said Sunday they received 125 positive coronavirus test results in just 24 hours.


Plus, President Trump approved Georgia’s request to be declared a disaster area, making state and local governments and some nonprofit organizations eligible for an unspecified amount of federal aid.

Panelists:

Bo Dorough – Mayor of Albany

Adam Van Brimmer – Executive Editor, Savannah Morning News

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

Patricia Murphy – Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Lawmakers Capitol Reporter