ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute asked the faith-based community to give them ideas for improvements, especially in healthcare, in South Georgia. At a meeting Wednesday night, participants used their phones to answer questions about the changes they wanted to be made in their communities. Topics brought up were education, health care, quality of life and unemployment rates. The group will be heading to six sites over the next 12 months to hear their concerns so they can advocate to state lawmakers on how to better their communities. Read the full article on WALB News 10.
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