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Statements from the Georgia: 2014 Governor's race

Jason Carter backed three of Nathan Deal’s budgets but accuses the governor of "underfunding education."

Says Jason Carter has "gotten David Axelrod to come down and be his campaign advisor."  

"Gov. Deal has the worst record on education in the history of this state."

"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."

Jason Carter supports using Georgia tax dollars to promote Obamacare    

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.

Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work.

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.

"Since 2009, Georgia's public schools have lost nearly 9,000 classroom teachers while the number of students has gone up."

The average Georgia family makes $6,000 less than the average family did 10 years ago when inflation is factored in.

"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."

"Governor Deal has increased education spending every year he’s been in office."  

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