Ben Burnett

Alpharetta's newest member of its city council, Ben Burnett, covers a wide range of topics from transparency in government, citizen activism, and his active role on Twitter. We learn about what compels someone to become interested in running for office, the hurdles along the way, and the surprises once you get there. We also touch on his Twitter beef with Atlanta mega-developer Mark Toro and Senator John Albers' bill to cap tax assessment increases.

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