Yesterday I joined Senator Renee Unterman at a meeting aimed at solving Georgia metal theft problem. Senator Unterman organized the meeting and was kind enough to let me attend. I will be working with Rep. Jason Shaw on a bill in the House while Senator Unterman will work in the Senate. It should be pointed out that many scrap dealers are doing the right thing. Some are not and thus we have a problem. Thieves are stealing manhole covers, cars, trailers, they’re stripping copper wire from vacant homes and buildings, they’re stealing historical markers, shopping carts and road signs. We are even seeing urns stolen from cemeteries. Sadly there are some unscrupulous scrap dealers turning a blind eye to obviously stolen stuff.