Victims Services Missing Millions in Georgia

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http://www.accessatlanta.com/ajc/metro/spotlight/2003/042103.html The Georgia state legislature will investigate why several million dollars in state funds has not made its way to programs intended to help crime victims. Three years of lobbying and cajoling by an activist who has worked with battered women prompted the Legislature to act, says the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Under a 1995 law, 5 percent of every criminal fine imposed by a Georgia court should be targeted for programs to assist victims of and witnesses . . .

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