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Ga. could become “asylum state” for juvenile delinquents

March 9, 2011 --

Georgia is set to become the go-to state for delinquent juveniles trying to escape the system, the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports. Unless the Legislature acts, Georgia on July 1 would be dropped from a new interstate compact and could become a “dumping ground for out-of-state delinquent juveniles,” including violent and sex offenders, one official said.

Georgia’s sex offender registry a mess, state auditors say

Georgia's sex offender registry a mess, state auditors say
August 5, 2010 --

Georgia’s sex offender registries are inaccurate, outdated and incomplete, potentially misleading the public about the threat posed by offenders in their communities, state auditor Russell Hinton says. Data conflicts with information kept by local sheriffs, it’s not updated promptly and it’s often inaccurate, the auditors found.

May 11

May 11, 2010 --

DOT project benefits lifelong friend of governor Last-minute bill gives governor more redistricting power 6 groups file legal challenge to proposed coal-fired power plant Bus stops near sex offenders Azziz to review Medical College admin pay Groups urge Perdue to veto bill eliminating tax credit for poor

Sept. 28

September 28, 2009 --

DeKalb might buy GM site for new Falcons stadium Homeless Ga. sex offenders directed to woods Habersham County pays $1.2M for land it can’t use A troubled Strategic Vision promises crosstabs with every poll