Moderator’s introduction

Today’s moderator: Tom Sabulis

A 20-year veteran of the AJC, Tom Sabulis has covered news, politics and the arts during a career that has taken him to newspapers across the country. Since 2008, he has coordinated many of the newspaper’s pro/con debates and first-person guest columns.

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Atlanta’s vendors need to get back to work, today’s columnists write. A former vending review board leader outlines the city’s vending history, saying the City Council should not let Mayor Kasim Reed dictate vendor rules. A city councilman remembers his own experiences while defending the council’s role and his temporary program that could return vendors to selling their wares outside Turner Field.

Guest columnists:

Council should lead on vending issue by Christine Gallant