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The fastest-rising expense in the U.S. Defense Department is health care.

"The federal government owns tens of thousands of properties that are vacant or underused."

The U.S. Supreme Court has not traditionally asked a lot of questions during oral arguments.

Georgia is one of three states that "effectively have no regulations whatsoever on lobbyists giving to legislators."

"[O]ver 200,000 ordinary citizens were given the opportunity to identify projects they preferred."

"More children die in agricultural jobs than in any other industry."

The changes to Georgia’s tax and fee structure "is an overall tax cut."

"In the last two years, super PACs raised more than $180 million -- with roughly half of it coming from fewer than 200 super-rich people and roughly 20 percent from corporations."

Sixteen million jobs were created under Ronald Reagan's presidency.

"Our small staff of 51 is still fewer than we had a decade ago, yet our caseload -- like that of other courts -- has grown."

The Georgia Secretary of State's Office and the Georgia State Elections Board investigate and penalize hundreds of people guilty of election fraud.

"One out of every three automobile fatalities can be attributed to alcohol."

"Right now in Georgia, nearly one in three leaving our prisons are re-convicted within three years."

Georgia’s unemployment rate has exceeded the national rate for 50 consecutive months.

A database police use to look up wanted suspects excludes certain warrants issued by Atlanta Municipal Court.

Says the unemployment rate for college graduates is 4.4 percent and over 10 percent for noncollege-educated.

Georgia has had ╩║more bank failures than any other state.╩║

"The average homeowner spends more than $2,000 each year on energy costs – more than on either real estate taxes or homeowners insurance."

The city of Atlanta has either the highest or second-highest average water bills in the country.

"[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."

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