Statements we say are True
"[The state ethics commission] took absolutely the same percent of cuts as most other state agencies. … They were somewhere in the 7 percent range – same as the governor’s office."
"Two days of interest we pay to China is enough to buy one joint strike fighter [jet]."
"The United States death rate is two-and-a-half times higher for those who do not have a high school education."
The proposed transportation bill "could be the largest tax increase in Georgia history."
"The governor having a meeting ... isn't covered by the open meetings act."
There are cities and counties in Georgia that don’t have websites, and where elected officials don’t have email addresses.
Medicaid is the primary source of health insurance for 41.7 percent of Hispanic children in Georgia.
"The state of Georgia is near the bottom among states for SAT scores and graduation rates."
"[L]ess than one-tenth of Atlanta's transportation needs are covered" in a referendum to levy a 1-cent sales tax.
"The State Election Board has issued nearly $275,000 in fines to violators of absentee ballot laws."
"The right-to-work states are creating a lot more jobs today than the heavily unionized states."
Georgia is "one of only about seven states in the country" that has a AAA bond rating.
"America's wealthiest 25 percent pay 86 percent of total income taxes. Wealthiest 5 percent pay 60 percent of total income taxes."
"If you go strictly by the numbers, crime is down across the board. Last year we had a 10 percent decrease in the most serious crimes."
"There used to be 16 workers for every one person on Social Security. ... Now it’s three."
Says "some [states] with the largest reductions in crime have also lowered their prison population."
"There has never been a death caused by a [commercial nuclear] reactor in the United States, even when Three Mile Island failed in the 1970s."
The hour of sleep you lose during the change to daylight saving time might initially pose some health risks.
"Georgia still has one of the richest programs in terms of scholarships for students to go to college."
A bill before the Georgia General Assembly would make presidential candidates meet citizenship requirements that are not in the U.S. Constitution.
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