State Sen. Josh McKoon is facing fallout over the vetoed "religious liberty" legislation. 
Photo: Bob Andres
Photo: Bob Andres

5 things to know: 'Religious liberty' defender may have cost Columbus millions

Five things to know Wednesday, March 30:

1.  “The governor and his chief of staff made it clear they were not giving any money and the reason was Sen. (Josh) McKoon.” [Greg Bluestein tells you who said that and why]

2. The Atlanta Hawks clinched a ninth-straight postseason berth – the longest current run in the Eastern Conference – without playing Tuesday. [Chris Vivlamore has the story here]

3. Elton John faces a sexual harassment lawsuit file by L.A. police captain. [Jennifer Brett has the details here]

4. What are Atlanta's best large companies to work for? [Find out here]

5. Rain is definitely on its way. When will it arrive? [Get your full Atlanta weather forecast here]

Bonus content

We're celebrating Women's History Month thoughout March. Today, we bring you the story of Michele Caplinger, who has been senior executive director of the Recording Academy, Atlanta Chapter, since 2000.

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