The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Georgia
"Defensive medicine costs Georgia up to $14 billion a year."
"(U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston) voted to fund (Obamacare)."
"The recidivism rate is nearly 29 percent and has been climbing steadily since detainees began being released from Guantanamo."
"Only 536 Georgians are signed up for Obamacare while 400,000 in the state lost their health insurance."
"These 60 acres (the Atlanta Braves want to build a stadium on) have produced zero SPLOST money for parks and recreation, have produced zero money for education."
"No one in the country has ever built a brand new sports facility and created this kind of development at the same time."
Says there’s no language in the U.S. Constitution that prevents someone from running for Congress simultaneously in multiple states.
The U.S. Department of Defense spends $80 million a year on prostate cancer research, $25 million a year on ovarian cancer research and $150 million a year on breast cancer research.
"I have returned money every year since taking office."
"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."
Finance experts estimate that paying in cash for the $2.5 billion in projects funded by the sales tax saved Gwinnett County more than $1 billion in interest payments.
I am the only U.S. Senate candidate who spoke out against bombing Syria, and who challenged Georgia’s governor and insurance commissioner over obstruction to the Affordable Care Act.
"Natalyn Archibong skipped (Atlanta) City Council meetings or was late 90% of the time. Then she voted herself a pay raise."
Most voters prefer zombies to the current U.S. Congress.
"We have about six school districts that are in school 140 to 150 days this year."
Georgia "spends in the top 10 nationally on education, yet, most of our education metrics hover in the bottom five."
According to a federal report, Obamacare will increase the long-term federal deficit by $6.2 trillion.
Says "74 percent of small-business people believe that Obamacare is a bad idea."
Says "by reducing chronic health care costs in the State of Georgia, we can reduce the $32.8 billion lost each year due to lack of productivity and economic costs."
When SACS came back to the DeKalb County School District to give a midterm review, we got straight A’s.
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