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Georgia House speaker proposes 1K bonus for police and deputies
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is shown during the 2021 General Assembly in Atlanta. Ralston proposed Wednesday to gave every law enforcement officer a $1,000 bonus. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Georgia's House speaker said Wednesday he will seek $75 million in the state budget to give each police officer and sheriff's deputy a $1,000 bonus, increase salaries for prosecutors and public defenders and bolster the capacity of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
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