Closer Look: Emotional Support Pets; Fulton Property Taxes; and More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: Emotional Support Pets; Fulton Property Taxes; and More

Jul 11, 2017

Tuesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":  

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a new brief on several Republican senators, including Georgia's David Perdue, R-Ga., delivering a five-item priority work list for the Senate to work through the August recess. Also, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold a town hall meeting, via telephone, on health care.
  • 7:48: Recently, emotional support pets have made headlines for attacking other passengers on airplanes.We look at the legal issues surrounding these pets being on aircrafts, with Alan Armstrong, an aviation attorney, and another attorney Jessica Rock.
  • 26:48: Jameka Evans, was reportedly harassed at work and effectively terminated from her job because she is a lesbian and doesn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. Lambda Legal announced it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after the U.S. Court of Appeals denied its en banc petition to rehear Evans' case. Greg Nevins, Counsel and Employment Fairness Strategist for Lambda Legal, tells us more.
  • 41:07: Fulton County is holding several tax assessment workshops. We hear what property owners will learn from Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves, join us.

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