‘Atlanta Daily World’ Endorses Kasim Reed for Atlanta’s Next Mayor

The Atlanta Daily World is proud to announce its support for Kasim Reed as the 61st mayor of Atlanta. During Reed’s two terms as Atlanta’s mayor from 2010 to 2018 he demonstrated remarkable leadership in developing the economies of the city and an extraordinary vision for advancing the quality of the city’s citizens, all the … Continued The post ‘Atlanta Daily World’ Endorses Kasim Reed for Atlanta’s Next Mayor appeared first on The Michigan Chronicle.

‘Atlanta Daily World’ Endorses Kasim Reed for Atlanta’s Next Mayor

The Atlanta Daily World is proud to announce its support for Kasim Reed as the 61st mayor of Atlanta.

During Reed’s two terms as Atlanta’s mayor from 2010 to 2018 he demonstrated remarkable leadership in developing the economies of the city and an extraordinary vision for advancing the quality of the city’s citizens, all the while making Atlanta a world-class city.

His administration has been one of the most successful in Atlanta’s history and ultimately elevated Atlanta as a world-class city attracting major corporate citizens, domestic and foreign whose investments in the Atlanta metropolitan area have been unparalleled under any previous administration.

Reed’s unwavering commitment to supporting Atlanta’s future development while addressing solutions for transportation challenges in an increasingly mobile and diverse world.

“The major population shift toward cities in the U.S. and around the world means we have to rethink our infrastructure and the ways in which people will move around. We must pay close attention to new technologies that will help us be better, more innovative urban planners,” Reed said in a previous interview.

Unfounded speculation and rumors regarding Reed’s involvement in an Atlanta City Hall corruption investigation near the end of his second term in office, have been put to rest as federal prosecutors have issued a statement that he is not a target in any federal investigation and that any inquiries regarding Reed’s involvement are closed.”

Along with a number of prominent and highly coveted political endorsements from scores of private and public organizations, most recently the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 623, Reed’s focus on addressing Atlanta’s crime crisis and his plans to restore confidence in public safety are critical factors for the city’s future. Under Reed’s leadership homicides and violent crime were at a 30-year low.

“Atlanta Daily World’s editorial board predicated the decision to support Reed’s reelection to the office of Mayor of the most important city based on proof of his exemplary which resulted in significant progress building out the Atlanta Beltline, new and improved coverage for MARTA’s transit network in the City, four successful referenda to fund water, sewer and transportation infrastructure, and the largest expansion of public transit in MARTA’s 40-year history.

“We are more than confident that [Mayor] Reed’s past and continued ability to work with local, state, national and international leaders are not only proof of his uncompromising devotion to the residents of Atlanta, his superior knowledge of governmental innerworkings, practical applications for building a better Atlanta and ensuring that all Atlantans are beneficiaries of his astounding vision for a safe and prosperous Atlanta make him a true son and servant of the great City of Atlanta. His legacy will be one marked in the cannons of Atlanta’s history as one of honor, integrity and outstanding fervor to making the city the best place to live, work and do business in the nation,” the Atlanta Daily World editorial board said in summary following in-depth conversations with political analysts, business leaders, citizens stockholders and investors in the success of one of the country’s most innovative cities.

For more on Reed’s comprehensive plan for Atlanta in an exclusive with ADW visit: https://atlantadailyworld.com/2021/10/15/former-mayor-kasim-reed-announces-comprehensive-plan-to-advance-atlanta-promote-national-and-international-prominence/

 

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