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Hill credited with helping fund shelters like Safe Haven
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Sen. Jack Hill, center, is recognized by Georgia Commission on Family Violence Executive Director Greg Loughlin, right, and commission member Michelle Girtman for his legislative work on behalf of domestic violence centers Tuesday at Safe Haven in Statesboro.
In Georgia — sixth in the nation in the number of women killed by men — family violence shelters such as Safe Haven in Statesboro have not been immune to funding cuts. But the Georgia Legislature restored some funding this year and last, using state money to partly offset federal cuts. Greg Loughlin, the executive director of the Georgia Commission on Family Violence, came to Safe Haven on Tuesday to present Sen. Jack Hill, R-Reidsville, the commission’s Legislative Leadership Award.
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