The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Georgia
"Only in Washington would politicians spend $27 million to teach Moroccans how to make pottery."
Atlanta now has as many visitors as Las Vegas, San Diego and Los Angeles. Orlando, Fla., and New York City still have more visitors.
Medicaid spending declined by 1.9 percent in 2012, the second such decline in 47 years.
I have the most Grammys of anyone my age, but I haven't won one against a white person.
Says there are half as many students in one Georgia technical college than there were two years ago.
Says federal regulations adopted in 2011 increased the cost of each vehicle for his business by $10,000.
"The Georgia Department of Education has implemented a new policy beginning in August that states that public schools will no longer accept credits from home school entities or non-traditional education centers."
Says by rejecting an expansion of Medicaid under the new law, Georgia was depriving 25,000 veterans of health care coverage.
"A high school dropout makes on average $19,000 a year, a high school graduate makes $28,000 a year, a college graduate makes $51,000 a year."
Government subsidies for renewable energies such as wind and solar are 100 times greater than those given to gas and coal, and 50 times greater than what the nuclear industry enjoys.
A provision of the Senate immigration bill would require you to have government permission to get a second job.
"The Senate immigration bill is … filled with things like rewards for au pair agencies, Alaskan seafood processors and Vegas casinos."
"The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t run on your tax dollars. It’s funded solely by stamps and postage."
A "hidden" provision in the health care law taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
The city of Brookhaven’s ordinance could cause the Pink Pony to close, thereby "putting 300 Pink Pony employees out of work in this economy."
"Georgia is nearly 50 percent Democratic and (the Republican majority) diminished our voting strength to 32 percent through gerrymandered maps."
Says "excise taxes are...disproportionately burdening middle- and lower-income consumers."
The Hispanic population in Gwinnett and Henry counties has increased by 153 percent and 339 percent, respectively, since 2000 while Republican presidential candidates are getting a smaller percentage of the vote in those counties.
Paula Deen supported and campaigned for Barack Obama.
Electricity rates are 40 percent higher in states that have required utility companies to use a certain amount of renewable energy such as solar power.
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