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Senate-backed Budget Includes Funding for Public Health, Rural Internet



By Beau Evans | Capitol Beat News Service

The Georgia Senate unanimously passed a $26.5 billion mid-year budget Tuesday to fund state-run public health, police and schools through June 30, adding more money for initiatives to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and boost broadband internet in rural area...

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