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Drone Regulation Bills Introduced in Georgia House

  (APN) ATLANTA — Two Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation to regulate the use of domestic drones, or unmanned aircraft, in Georgia; however, both bills appear to be stalling in the Legislature this Session.   HB 846, introduced by State Rep. Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell), would prohibit the capturing of certain images by drones.   According to its caption, the bill […]

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(IPS) U.S. Hungry Face Major Cuts in Food Aid

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/05/u-s-hungry-face-major-cuts-in-food-aid/ ATLANTA, Georgia, May 31 2013 (IPS) – The U.S. Congress is on the brink of making billions of dollars in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, which provides direct benefits to individuals and families in poverty.  SNAP benefits are already set to decrease […]

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