Editor's note: Hello, Georgia.
We're all in this together. That's the new mantra, from DC to wherever the money flows, like here. Tom Baxter, one of Georgia's best and best-known political writers, believes that the big change in this country is not a move toward socialism but a new willingness to think differently about who the government should help and who it shouldn't.
Money is also at the heart of our other two stories today. There is legislation percolating around the Capitol that would charge the state's inmates a copay and also for certain medicines. And while it may cost money to care for a new pet, it takes a lot of soul too, especially in this tough economy. We have stories on both.
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