Your weekly Atlanta politics briefing, May 28

King, Sylvia, and Aja are back to talk about what’s on the radar for them this week in Atlanta politics. This week’s discussion features thoughts on campaign financing in the District 5 city council race and updates on the city jail following city council’s (surprise) special work session with the Fulton County Sheriff Department and Fulton County Board of Commissioners yesterday. Featuring new segments including Kasim watch, the F-word count, new candidate alert, the one story no one is talking about, and of course, Aliens.

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Read up on the history of the #CloseTheJailATL campaign and the city jail (ACDC) issue here: https://www.mainlinezine.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-atlanta-city-jail-decarceration-and-the-prison-industrial-complex/

To read up on city council’s special work session regarding the jail, go to: https://www.mainlinezine.com/atlanta-city-council-special-session-city-jail/

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