Atlanta Professional Firefighters Local 134 has taken its fight for a pay raise to YouTube. The 2:45 video says Mayor Kasim Reed’s refusal to give pay increases to firefighters and police officers have caused them to leave for other jobs and makes the city less safe. Reed has refused to consider a pay increase as a lawsuit filed against city workers over pension reform continues.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.