Torpy at Large: ...Then rise, Ceasar!

Eight years ago, civil rights icon and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young asked then City Councilman Ceasar Mitchell not to run for mayor.“I told him I’d support him next time,” Young told me this week. “Ceasar was generous and wise enough not to compete.”

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PressCaryAnn Liner
Civil Rights Icons Endorse Ceasar

Ambassador Andrew Young and Dr. C.T. Vivian formally endorsed Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta during a press conference this week. The legendary civil rights activists shared why Mitchell has earned their support and stands out as the only candidate with a record of leadership, experience and vision to lead “a city too busy to hate.”

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OP-ED: Eastside Tax Allocation District

As a practicing real estate and finance attorney, I understand the value of Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) and the economic support they provide to our communities all across Atlanta.  In fact, as a member of City Council I created four of the city’s ten TADs to spur revitalization in underdeveloped communities.

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