#KeishaLanceBottoms

  • Atlanta Mayor Releases all ICE Detainees!

    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order Thursday morning involving illegal immigrants and the city jail. Mayor Bottoms had made no secret that she didn’t like the arrangement the city had with the federal government when it came to housing illegal immigrants as they wait for deportation. Back...
  • Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms holds State of the City address

    ATLANTA – It was a busy day for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. App users: View full article here She addressed some of her major accomplishments since taking office, as well as her vision for the future of Atlanta. Bottoms also addressed ongoing concerns about public trust in city...
  • Atlanta mayor on mass resignations: ‘We needed a fresh look at our leadership’

    ATLANTA – Atlanta’s mayor held a news conference Tuesday, one day after asking her entire cabinet to resign. Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke about transparency and the reasoning behind her decision. During a cabinet meeting on Monday, Bottoms told 26 top city officials that she wanted their resignation letters by the end of...
  • Atlanta City Hall shakeup: Mayor asks entire cabinet to resign

    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday told her cabinet members that she wants their resignations by the end of the day. A city official said that Bottoms has also told her cabinet — a group that includes 35 top city officials — that she will decide by the...
  • Atlanta mayor signs over 31 deeds to Atlanta Public Schools

    ATLANTA – Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has transferred 31 properties over to Atlanta Public Schools. The deeds have been at the heart of a tense battle between the city and the school system. A few years ago, APS wanted to sell or repurpose some of the properties, many...
  • Atlanta excited to host Super Bowl LIII next year

    Now that Super Bowl LII is in the history books, Atlanta is set to take the reigns for next year.  Monday, the Super Bowl committee will be in Minneapolis to host a news conference to handoff the Super Bowl from Minnesota to Atlanta.  Atlanta will host Super Bowl LIII at...
  • T.I. and Killer Mike among Atlanta’s Mayor transition team

    T.I. and Killer Mike are among the people who have been announced as members of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ transition team. The 38-strong team was revealed in a news conference held Thursday morning (January 11), and also includes Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon, educator Ron Clark, UPS Chairman...
  • Keisha Bottoms sworn in as Atlanta’s 60th mayor

    ATLANTA – Just hours after taking office, Atlanta’s new mayor laid out some of her top priorities for the city. Keisha Lance Bottoms took her oath of office Tuesday afternoon, becoming Atlanta’s 60th mayor. Channel 2’s Dave Huddleston was at Bottoms’ swearing-in ceremony where she outlined an ambitious agenda,...
  • Who will be the 60th Mayor of Atlanta? Race going down to the nitty gritty….

    ATLANTA – The runoff election for Atlanta’s next mayor is on Tuesday, which means it’s crunch time for the two candidates vying for the job.  Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood both spent the weekend on the campaign trail.  Supporters of Bottoms gathered early Sunday, chanting “K-L-B.” Senator Corey...