First Slice 3/16/15: Where has all the funding for Vine City and English Avenue redevelopment gone?

Plus, show the Grant Park fountain some love

Tens of millions of dollars in public cash has gone to churches and nonprofits in Vine City and English Avenue, many of which had little capital or experience in redevelopment, to help turn around the historic neighborhoods. The funding hasn’t helped.

Georgia’s far-right freshman congressman are realizing that their silly campaign rhetoric is hard to make reality. Yet some of their voters still want to see President Barack Obama arrested for treason.

Could long-running plans to save Grant Park’s historic fountain finally come to fruition?

The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority is considering “luxury coach” service from the suburbs to the airport.

Here’s a handy rundown of some of the bills that failed to pass either the Georgia House or Senate before Day 30, making them effectively dead for the current legislative session. Don’t rule these measures out, however. Lawmakers have been known to sneak doomed bills into other pieces of legislation in the final days of the General Assembly.

Well, that’s one way to end a documentary. (If you don’t like spoilers, you might not want to click the link. Or follow the news for the next few days.)

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