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Closer Look: DeKalb's Water Bills; Election Lawsuit; And More

Apr 24, 2017

Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on how former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is expected to be confirmed as the nation's next agriculture secretary;
  • 2:43: Ezra Rosenberg, co-director of the Voting Rights Project for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, talks about a federal court in Atlanta granting five Georgia voter and civil rights groups' request for an expedited hearing in a lawsuit filed last week. That suit claims Georgia's policy on runoff elections violates the National Voter Registration Act;
  • 11:52: Jim Grauley, president and chief operating officer of Columbia Residential, a private developer behind the Mechanicsville Cityside project discusses the project as part of "Closer Look's" affordable housing series;
  • 22:32: DeKalb County's new CEO, Michael Thurmond discusses the drought status in the metro Atlanta area and issues with inaccurate water bills in DeKalb.

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