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Ga. child advocate quits, replacement sought

ATLANTA - State officials are searching for a replacement after the resignation of Georgia's child advocate, Tonya Boga.Brian Robinson, a spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal, says a panel of seven people has already been put together...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-04/ga-child-advocate-quits-repl
Georgia House OKs child advocate bill

...child protection agency. The child advocate's office would have the power...Smith said. "Why do we need a child advocate? ... We're creating another...in the bill for selecting the child advocate because it would give the governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/07/met_283065.shtml
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Barnes presents child advocate legislation

...includes $300,000 for a three-person Office of Child Advocate under the governor that would provide oversight of...Georgia Alliance for Children. Besides creating the child advocate office, the bill would give the public access through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/08/met_281931.shtml
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Child advocate ordered in case

...Thursday that the alleged victim in a molestation case against former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean receive a child advocate.Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. ordered a Court Appointed Special Advocate attend to the adopted daughter of Dean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-02-17/child-advocate-ordered
Crime & courts | Metro
Child advocate will be remembered fondly for her tireless activism

...maltreatment. Today, I am writing to ask you to thank a local hero.Maggie Tucker ? a licensed clinical social worker, child advocate and local hero in the field of child protection ? retired from Child Enrichment on April 6. CHILD ADVOCATES don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-05-05/child-advocate-w
Audit of child services finds mixed results

The Office of the Child Advocate, a small statewide agency created...in Augusta. The Office of the Child Advocate, formed three years ago, conducted...DeAlvah Simms, the state's child advocate. The audit of the Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/29/met_373958.shtml
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Child welfare group condemns watchdog

...Gov. Sonny Perdue to replace Child Advocate Dee Simms even as the governor...dedication to the Office of the Child Advocate, which she has run since its...could be willing to appoint a new child advocate. Reach Brandon Larrabee at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/01/met_126765.shtml
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Child advocacy is a complicated issue

...may determine if Georgia's top child advocate will remain in her position...such as Dee Simms, the state child advocate, it certainly appears that politics...Kenneth Joe Sr. The role of the child advocate is to provide independent oversight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/03/let_130805.shtml
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Official reports DFCS shortfalls

...ago, Gov. Roy Barnes hired a child advocate to act as an independent watchdog...she said in the Office of Child Advocate's initial annual report, released...to the 29-page report, the child advocate has opened 611 cases involving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/16/met_333231.shtml
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Panel will examine local child services

...today, and the state's new child advocate plans to step in. Augusta Judicial...the state's new Office of the Child Advocate. The office, established by...said DeAlvah Simms, Georgia's child advocate. "If there are major problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/07/met_305600.shtml
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