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Work Session on Legislation related to Animal Control and Regulation

ATLANTA – On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Atlanta City Council Public Safety & Legal Administration Chair Andre Dickens convened a work session related to Animal Control and Regulation. It was attended by 11 councilmembers. Recently there has been a disturbing increase in attacks by dogs in the City of Atlanta,… 

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2016 Newsletter

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Senior Citizen Discounts

Councilman Dickens wants the wonderful seniors of Atlanta to continue to thrive and be a vital part of our city and culture. He has compiled a list of numerous discounts from dozens of agencies that seniors can take advantage of. Take advantage of senior citizen discounts that reduce your cost of living so you can worry less. Learn more.

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Revived Youth Commission Receives $52,000 in Funding

(Atlanta) Since joining Atlanta City Council in 2014, Councilmember Andre Dickens has worked diligently to revive the Atlanta Youth Commission. The Youth Commission addresses issues relevant to Atlanta’s youth regarding policy and legislation that impacts young people. After working to get a functioning Board that meets regularly, the Youth Commission… 

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Passage of Dickens’ Affordable Housing Ordinance

Yesterday, by a vote of 14-1, my colleagues on the Atlanta City Council passed a citywide Affordable Housing Ordinance that I authored as an important first step in providing affordable housing options for the people of Atlanta. We heard from both the community and from developers and we incorporated some… 

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