A rigorous exam shows claim mostly on point
"In order to pass the CRCT in Georgia, you simply have to get half of the answers correct."
Factual gap appears in Carter's gender pay gap statement
Women in the U.S. get 23 percent less pay than men for the same exact work.
Grad rate much better in Austin than Atlanta
The Austin Independent School District’s graduation rate reached an all-time high of 82.5 percent in 2012.
Numbers fairly close
"There are still more people uninsured today than when Obama was elected president."
Fraud concerns date back to Lincoln's day
Georgia has recovered more than $60 million that was lost to Medicaid fraud
Growing and growing
"A child born in America today will inherit $1.5 million in debt the moment they're placed in their mother's arms."
Deadline rapidly approaching
Says some Georgians can get health insurance for $105 a month.
Steamed, stuffed or grilled?
You can buy lobster with food stamps.
Georgia has saved $20 million through changes in criminal sentencing.
Georgia historically low-tax state
A "real result" of his term is Georgia having "the lowest taxes per capita of any state."
Says his Patient OPTION Act is the only Republican plan "that completely repeals Obamacare and it takes the federal bureaucrat out of decisions for you."
More data needed
Every child in Colorado who has been given medical marijuana for treatment for seizures has had diminished seizure activity.
Still some road blocks
When it comes to transportation funds, Georgians spend more in taxes and on red tape than they get back from the federal government.
Bill headed for state Senate
"Georgia lawmakers are now considering passing the most extreme gun bill in America."
Go home already?
"For every week that (state lawmakers are) able to cut off our timeline, it saves (Georgia taxpayers) approximately $100,000."
Time for a rewrite?
"Georgia’s civil forfeiture laws are among the worst in the country and the very worst in the South."
Statement linked religious freedom, Obamacare
A Georgia religious freedom bill would help Catholic institutions that, under Obamacare, could be forced to provide abortion-inducing drugs.
More than 80 percent of Georgians don’t support legislation to ease gun restrictions in houses of worship, in bars and on campuses.
Work hours doesn't necessarily fewer jobs
"Obamacare will mean 2.1 million fewer jobs by 2021."
Spotlight on education cuts
"Since 2009, Georgia's public schools have lost nearly 9,000 classroom teachers while the number of students has gone up."
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