Tue., October 2, 2012 10:00am
Atlanta's city council has approved a new ordinance aimed at cracking down on aggressive panhandling. The council's unanimous vote Monday night comes after Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed vetoed an earlier measure.
Wed., August 29, 2012 3:02pm
City councilors in Macon are considering a system of donation stations that would offer an alternative to giving to panhandlers.
Wed., October 12, 2011 8:14am
Officials in Athens are proposing a new ordinance to crack down on panhandlers in the Classic City’s downtown area. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the new ordinance would ban panhandling near banks, ATMs, sidewalk cafes, bus stops, taxis and parking meters, and while standing in line to enter a business.