City's hardship pay program questioned by councilw...
by Staff Reports
01:13 AM, Friday, August 29
During Wednesday's Atlanta City Council finance committee meeting at City Hall downtown, District 9 Councilwoman Felicia Moore called into question Mayor Kasim Reed’s approval of “hardship” pay since 2012 for nine employees, including more than $8...

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