The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Atlanta’s finances: Really the best in 40 years?
In her inaugural speech, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told the crowd that the city was well-positioned to move forward in the coming years. “We came back from the Great Recession and worked hard for eight years to put Atlanta’s finances in a good place,” Bottoms said. “Atlanta is on its strongest financial footing in 40 years.” Four decades is a long time, and we wanted to give that assertion a harder look. In large measure, the claim holds up. But there are some …read more
Source:: Politifact Georgia