NEW BRIEF: Georgia crime crackdown plans facing opposition

GOP wants more of a police state

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The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is supporting proposals by GOP lawmakers to hire more police officers across the state, give existing ones a pay raise, and allow law enforcement and judges more latitude. But Rep. Josh McLaurin (D-Sandy Springs) is concerned the GOP will push for legislation that could be counter-productive. Georgiarecorder.com