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Voting: Get to Know Your Congressional Candidates

Voting: Get to Know Your Congressional Candidates
While the country is closely watching the presidential election, it is equally important to pay attention to the other big election – the congressional election. This year, a total of 469 seats in the US Congress – 34 Senate seats and all 435 House seats – are up for election on November 8,...

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Georgia Agencies Address Home Accessibility

Georgia Agencies Address  Home Accessibility
First passed in 1968, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion and national origin. In 1988, however, the act changed to include discrimination against people because of a disability. The accessibility design and construction requirements that came...

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What the New DOJ Settlement Means for Georgia

What the New DOJ Settlement Means for Georgia
The future of hundreds of Georgians with intellectual and developmental disabilities who reside in state facilities grew just a bit clearer in June when the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the State cobbled out an extension to solve a struggle that’s been ongoing since 2010. The most recent...

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