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Governor signs ‘Back the Badge’ into law

Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that will increase the penalties for those who hurt first responders.

Firefighters, police officers, and ambulance workers are included in the protections provided by House Bill 645.

The doubled penalties will be official July 1.

 

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