Politically Georgia: Andre Dickens takes office in Atlanta. Now what?

220103-Atlanta-Andre Dickens waves to the crowd just after being sworn in as Mayor of Atlanta during his inauguration ceremony at Georgia Tech on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Ben Gray for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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220103-Atlanta-Andre Dickens waves to the crowd just after being sworn in as Mayor of Atlanta during his inauguration ceremony at Georgia Tech on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Ben Gray for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Andre Dickens is officially the 61st Mayor of Atlanta.

In this Inside City Hall edition of the Politically Georgia podcast, Wilborn Nobles and J.D. Capelouto join host Greg Bluestein to dig into what the new mayor had to say in his inauguration speech.

Our team discusses how Dickens plans to tackle Atlanta’s crime rate, the city’s rapid growth and the Buckhead secession movement.