Category Archives: State Rep. Carolyn Hugley

Georgia School Takeover Plan Passes despite Protests

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With additional reporting Allie McCullen, Special to Atlanta Progressive News   (APN) ATLANTA — In 2016, Georgia voters will be asked whether to amend the state constitution “to allow the state to intervene in chronically failing public schools in order to improve student performance.”   That’s the ballot language codified by SR 287, one of two pieces of legislation that […]

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No Knock Warrant “Reform” Would Actually Codify No Knock Warrants

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With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — On Monday, February 09, 2015, the Pak Subcommittee of Judiciary Non-Civil Committee passed the language in HB 56, commonly called the “No Knock bill,” with only minor tweaks.   The bill’s supporters say it will reform Georgia’s problematic practice of no knock warrants on the part of of […]

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