J.B. Powell is a Democratic candidate for Georgia Agriculture commissioner
Recent statements involving J.B. Powell
Horse racing could boost Georgia's economy by $1 billion a year and create 10,000 to 20,000 jobs.
Recent stories featuring J.B. Powell
The stakes were high for AJC PolitiFact Georgia last week.
Two U.S. senators and a Clayton County official made claims on one of this state's hottest topics: jobs.
The White House sparred with U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner over tax cuts that could have a major impact on the struggling economy. Republican governors tried to thwart the efforts of Democrat Roy Barnes to reclaim the governor's seat.
And a candidate for agriculture commissioner bet about $1 billion in economic benefit would rain down if we let Georgians gamble on ponies.
Here's a roundup of this week's rulings:
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