Tag: Tarren Bragdon

(Excerpt from Tarren Bragdon’s testimony before the Georgia Senate Foster Care Initiative Working Group.  Watch on YouTube.) By TARREN BRAGDON If you and I went downtown and somebody started hurting my daughter we would both immediately respond and stop him and do whatever it would take to help her because after all, my daughter Waverly is only six and she doesn’t deserve to be treated like that.  If we walked a little bit further and we saw somebody else hurting a little boy we would rush that abuser and immediately help that little boy. But somehow if that abuse happens in a zip code or a family that is far removed from our own world too many people view… View Article

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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