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Letter Regarding Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Elbridge Gerry and Gerrymandering in Georgia

In Open Letter on February 16, 2016 at 11:21 PM

Included below is a February 16, 2016 letter sent earlier today to Georgia’s General Assembly regarding former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Elbridge Gerry and Gerrymandering in Georgia. An inaugural 2016 Georgia Poll on Gerrymandering is included as part of the letter (inspired by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and League of Women Voters’ perennial “Georgia Voter Guide”), which asks if the members agree with the idea of creating an independent redistricting commission, which, according to political-scientists like Charles Bullock of the University of Georgia, is an easy and common prescription for putting an end to problematic “partisan gerrymandering” in a state. Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter to Christopher Lydon of Radio Open Source Regarding David Wallace

In Open Letter on October 26, 2015 at 2:09 PM

October 26, 2015

Christopher Lydon
WBUR, Radio Open Source
890 Commonwealth Avenue
Third Floor
Boston, MA 02215
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Letter to WABE 90.1 Radio Regarding Atlanta’s Anchor Tenant

In Open Letter on October 11, 2015 at 4:03 PM

October 11, 2015

Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc.
740 Bismark Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
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Letter to Keith Parker Regarding “The Turn” at 16th and Peachtree

In Open Letter on September 8, 2014 at 11:53 PM

September 8, 2014

Keith Parker
General Manager & Chief Executive Officer
MARTA
2424 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324-3311

Re: Letter to Keith Parker Regarding “The Turn” at 16th and Peachtree
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Letter to Mayor Reed on Proposal for “The Atlanta Book Festival” in 2014

In Open Letter on May 25, 2014 at 11:06 PM

May 25, 2014

Mayor Kasim Reed
City of Atlanta
Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Letter to AT&T President Randall Stephenson Regarding Customer Service

In Open Letter on September 9, 2013 at 3:31 PM

September 9, 2013

Randall L. Stephenson
Chairman of the Board, CEO and President
AT&T Inc.
208 S. Akard St.
Dallas, TX 75202

Dear President Stephenson:
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Letter to Rep. John Lewis, Sen. Chambliss and Sen. Isakson Regarding 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

In Open Letter on August 20, 2013 at 1:17 AM

August 20, 2013

Rep. John Lewis
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Sen. Saxby Chambliss
416 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
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Letter to Rep. Lewis, Sen. Chambliss and Sen. Isakson Regarding “The Inclusive Prosperity Act”

In Open Letter on April 28, 2013 at 10:44 PM

April 28, 2013

Rep. John Lewis
343 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Sen. Saxby Chambliss
416 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
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Letter to Secretary Kemp Regarding Wrong Addresses & Diebold

In Open Letter on November 8, 2012 at 12:56 AM

November 7, 2012

Hon. Brian P. Kemp
Secretary of State
1104 West Tower
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.
SE Atlanta, GA 30334-1505
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Letter to Atlanta News Outlets Regarding 1 Cent and Sales Tax Language

In Open Letter on August 11, 2012 at 3:04 PM

August 11, 2012

To: 11Alive News; Channel 2 Action News and Fox 5 Atlanta News

Re: 1 Cent and Sales Tax Language

Dear Atlanta News Outlets:

Regarding the T-SPLOST vote on July 31, 2012, please investigate why the actual language presented on the electronic ballot in my precinct happened to read “1 percent” instead of “1 cent” per sale.
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