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2 face possible sanctions after not paying taxes

...You can't negotiate something when you're thousands of dollars apart," Mr. Williams said Monday. Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, D-Riverdale, has acknowledged she owes back taxes but has been quoted as saying she is paying them through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/25/met_545670.shtml
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Senate kills effort to sanction tax dodgers

...hospitalized for six months. The documents released Thursday indicate state Reps. Al Williams, Winfred Dukes and Roberta Abdul-Salaam all owe the state taxes. The other 19 legislators have not yet been named, and their names and Social Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/06/met_513671.shtml
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What's the problem with paying?

...be tax evaders. Three of those lawmakers -- state Reps. Winfred Dukes of Albany, Al Williams of Midway and Roberta Abdul-Salaam of Riverdale -- have been identified, but the other 19 have not because they have not been officially served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/07/edi_513815.shtml
Editorials
State budget cuts hit hard for seniors

...some of the $18.9 million. "We cannot cut our budget on the backs of the least of these," said state Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, a Riverdale Democrat. Legislators will have to replace any money they funnel into aging services with cuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/02/met_509958.shtml
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Bill to focus on sex crimes

...frightening in the research because the propensity to repeat is extremely high," he said. Democratic Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, who was a victim of sexual assault when she was 13, said she supports some of the ideas but is unsure about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/met_7350.shtml
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'Crossover Day' pushes Georgia lawmakers' limits

...bills to outlaw assisted suicide - but not providing information about how to do it. During the debate, Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, D-Riverdale, recounted how her family coped last week with an attempted suicide as she warned that the bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-03-07/crossover-day-pushes-geo
Across Georgia

...women's basketball team. "It's another example of blatant disrespect for black women in 2007," said Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, a Democrat from Riverdale. "It's worse than what Don Imus did." The comments came after the three-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/met_124324.shtml
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Sex offense bill called overdue

...think that I support rapists; I support child molesters; I support predators, because I do not," said Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, D-Riverdale, who told lawmakers during the debate on the issue that she was raped as a 13-year-old girl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/met_53669.shtml
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Sex offenses bill modified

...heavily debated issue during the session. "I'm sure there will probably be significant costs," said Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, D-Riverdale, who expressed concern that the distance requirements will affect a released offender's ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/16/met_33275.shtml
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Issues of race color debates in Legislature

...time to hearings about her resolution urging that a portrait of Coretta Scott King be hung in the Capitol, Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam, D-Riverdale, finally appeared before the House Special Rules Committee as the legislative session wound to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/30/met_126651.shtml
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