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April Hunt is an Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter who has worked as a government and political journalist in three states and one commonwealth. She has won multiple awards for her investigative work, most recently the 2013 Gannett Foundation Award for Digital Innovation in Watchdog Journalism.

 

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from April Hunt

Brookhaven homeowners pay hundreds of dollars less in property taxes compared with owners of the same-value homes in unincorporated DeKalb County.

DeKalb County has been recognized in recent years as having one the best sheriff’s departments in the nation.  

Jeff Mann has an ethics complaint against him alleging he used county workers for campaign work, which is an indictable offense.

"Perdue mismanaged Pillowtex, and nearly 8,000 people got laid off."

U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "spent our tax dollars on thousands of wasteful earmarks."

Another great endorsement! Barrow Journal explains the difference between me and Jody Hice.

David Perdue said he’d raise taxes.

U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "requested more earmarks than any other GA Congressman and all GA GOP members combined."

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

It would be illegal for the Fulton County Commission to raise the county tax rate.

Recent stories from April Hunt
Getting schooled on education in governor's race

With Tuesday's runoff in the rearview mirror, election watchers now turn their attention to November.

One of the most highly contested rates will be that of governor, with incumbent Republican Nathan Deal facing Jason Carter, a Democrat from Atlanta.

PolitiFact Georgia is keeping close tabs on the close race. Already we have checked some claims in the race, especially on the key battleground issue of education.

 

Fact-checking Georgia's U.S. Senate primary

It's been a bruising battle between veteran Savannah Congressman Jack Kingston and millionaire businessman David Perdue. PolitiFact Georgia has been fact-checking the contest for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. 

Fact-checking Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff

PolitiFact Georgia has kept a close eye on a statewide race capturing national attention, the GOP runoff for the U.S. Senate nomination.

With the election between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue Tuesday, we've put some of the claims we couldn't resist fact-checking in one spot.

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