Scholarshp program had to change
Nathan Deal saved the HOPE scholarship program.
Lottery funds have been door opener
On an income cap for recipients of the popular HOPE scholarship
State near the top but not at it
Georgia has elected more African-American leaders than any other state in the country.
Who's in charge matters.
Jason Carter never passed a bill in his tenure in the state Senate.
Abolishing department doesn't abolish all programs
Says David Perdue wants to abolish the U.S. Department of Education, which would cost Georgia schools $1 billion a year and eliminate millions in student loans.
Some efforts may preserve American work
Says David Perdue built his business career outsourcing American jobs.
Education spending a major campaign theme
"Jason Carter’s plan: increase spending by $12.5 billion."
Census data tells the tale
Four million women have fallen into poverty in the last six years.
Only asked questions can be addressed in depositions
The United States was not one of 16 countries where David Perdue said in his Pillowtex deposition that he created jobs.
Being against the farm bill isn't the same as opposing farmers
David Perdue did not support the 2014 farm bill that U.S. Sens. Isakson and Chambliss did.
List in leaked memo not ranked
Michelle Nunn ranks agriculture issues as the 18th most important items facing Georgia.
Tax revenue was up, then down
The state’s overall revenues only returned this year to 2007 levels.
Immigration reform included border protection first
Says Michelle Nunn is "for amnesty."
A question of fairness
David Perdue "opposes laws that provide equal pay protections for women."
Seeking women voters
David Perdue "proposes rolling back the clock on women’s health care."
Economy an election focus
In the last 10 years, Georgia’s middle class income has dropped $6,500.
Attack misconstrues leaked memos
"Michelle Nunn’s own plan says she funded organizations linked to terrorists."
Budget votes at issue
Jason Carter "actually opposed more funding for education in the Senate."
Georgia can substantially increase its funding for education by going after $2.5 billion in uncollected taxes.
"The state budget has increased almost $800 million a year in each of the last two years."
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