Scholarshp program had to change
Nathan Deal saved the HOPE scholarship program.
Lottery funds have been door opener
On an income cap for recipients of the popular HOPE scholarship
Who's in charge matters.
Jason Carter never passed a bill in his tenure in the state Senate.
Education spending a major campaign theme
"Jason Carter’s plan: increase spending by $12.5 billion."
Tax revenue was up, then down
The state’s overall revenues only returned this year to 2007 levels.
Economy an election focus
In the last 10 years, Georgia’s middle class income has dropped $6,500.
Budget votes at issue
Jason Carter "actually opposed more funding for education in the Senate."
Georgia can substantially increase its funding for education by going after $2.5 billion in uncollected taxes.
School funding is hot topic
Jason Carter backed three of Nathan Deal’s budgets but accuses the governor of "underfunding education."
Deal team: It was an "honest mistake"
Says Jason Carter has "gotten David Axelrod to come down and be his campaign advisor."
Where's the proof?
"Gov. Deal has the worst record on education in the history of this state."
Numbers are right but context complicates expansion issue
"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."
Shocking! Obamacare focus of political attack
Jason Carter supports using Georgia tax dollars to promote Obamacare
Gun bill, now gun law remains controversial
Roughly 500,000 Georgians -- or about 5 percent of the state’s residents -- have gone through a background check to legally obtain a Georgia weapons carry license.
Wrong to say "for the same work."
Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work.
Deal also pushed for the cuts
Says restoring Georgia pre-k to a 180-day program was a "real result" of his leadership.
Georgia has saved $20 million through changes in criminal sentencing.
Spotlight on education cuts
"Since 2009, Georgia's public schools have lost nearly 9,000 classroom teachers while the number of students has gone up."
Wallets have gotten thinner
The average Georgia family makes $6,000 less than the average family did 10 years ago when inflation is factored in.
Changes since recovery unclear
"Georgia has lost 14 percent of its jobs paying more than $50,000 a year and added 15 percent to its Medicaid rolls during the recovery."
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