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Senate passes first bill of session aimed at widening GBI’s powers 



by Rebecca Grapevine | Feb 1, 2023 | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – The state Senate Wednesday passed a bill that would allow the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to independently investigate a wide range of terrorism cases.  

The first bill to mak...

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  1. Bad idea..this is how the DOJ, FBI and IRS were used to target political enemies…

    “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Ben Franklin

    • Agreed. This sounds like a solution in search of a problem – a typical political response of passing a new law or amending an old one. The GBI cannot keep up with its current duties and work load. Why not hire more GBI personnel and provide them with them better equipment and facilities to perform their current duties and work load?

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