MOULTRIE — State Rep. Jay Powell, R-Camilla, recently spoke to the Archway-Healthy Colquitt Coalition Mental Health Subcommittee about legislation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal authorizing an additional $10 million for accountability courts. Powell serves as a vice chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. The funds are designated to serve adults convicted of felonies who are dealing with addiction and mental illness issues. The Mental Health Sub-Committee is working to establish an accountability court for Colquitt County. From left are sub-committee chair Lynn Wilson, Powell and Lisa Clarke Hill, a school counselor and Moultrie city councilwoman.
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