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Two from Augusta granted clemency by president

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Two people from Augusta are among 78 people President Joe Biden deemed worthy of clemency Tuesday.

Rickey Wayne Norton, 60, and Shannon Ann Norton, 49, were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Augusta in 2017 to 10 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. They...

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  1. So part of his build back better is allowing federally convicted felons to now be able to work for the federal government? Wow, now all those congressmen will have competition…this administration is a joke

  2. I’m going against the traditional grain on this one with saying I agree with most of that report. We don’t do enough in rehabbing convicts to re-enter society and be productive. That is VERY costly in several ways. Recidivism is expensive monetarily and socially.

  3. Starting with “America is a nation of laws and second chances” I don’t believe our POTUS has a clue about this “released statement” nor an inkling of what it means. He should stick to issues he is knowledgeable about, such as ……?

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