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Gold Dome Report - Legislative Day 4

The General Assembly closed the first week of its 2021 Legislative Session with a look ahead at Governor Kemp’s plans for the State’s budgets and his expected legislative initiatives. Before a joint session of the House and Senate, Kemp delivered his third State of the State address, harkening...

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L’Arche Atlanta wins second place in lip-syncing competition

L’Arche Atlanta wins second place in lip-syncing competition
L'Arche Atlanta member Patrick Barlow lip syncs to the song "Don't Stop Believing" by Journey with fellow members as the chapter participates in the Battle of the Fans lip syncing competition hosted by L'Arche Canada. Photo submitted by Tim Moore.Decatur, GA – L’Arche Atlanta came in second...

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Gov. Kemp Names 18 Appointments

November 06, 2020 | Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced eighteen appointees to serve on various state councilsGeorgia Council on Developmental DisabilitiesRena Laurel Harris serves as the executive director for Georgia Options, Inc. She earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology...

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A deal that changed lives — but not for all

A deal that changed lives — but not for all
October 27, 2020, Andy Miller For a year of her life, Linda Ferguson lived in a booth at a transit stop. She spent another year living under a bridge. Her homelessness, she says now, “was a bad situation. Nobody likes to be outside. It’s a very insecure feeling.’’ At one point Ferguson, who...

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Georgia’s online education for disabled students

Georgia’s online education for disabled students
Parents Navigate Georgia’s K–12 online education for disabled students Plan for the Future September 12, 2020 - As Georgia students and families get back to school and navigate virtual learning, parents of students with disabilities are working through transition planning that will set up...

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