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Topic - Don Balfour
A veteran state senator who lost re-election Tuesday's primaries blames the defeat on negative campaigning and last-minute attacks.
A judge has ruled that a Georgia state senator acquitted of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursement is entitled to have the state pay his legal bills.
A lawyer for a Georgia state senator acquitted of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursements is asking the state to pay his client's legal fees.
State lawmakers have returned to the Capitol, and the 2014 legislative session is underway.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported (http://bit.ly/1pcJDLT) that Balfour said voters in his district were bombarded last weekend with fliers that included the mug shot from his arrest and headlines about it.
"They get drug tested when they go to work. They get drug tested if they are on the police force," he said. "They are drug tested if they are on the Georgia National Guard. This just says if you're getting ... benefits, we want to know if you're clean or not."