Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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Stakes high for AJC PolitiFact Georgia

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:  

A budget proposal, but without numbers

The GOP budget proposal doesn't include estimates of revenues or expenses.

Withdrawal of Gregg creates Truth-O-Meter dilemma

EDITOR'S NOTE: The withdrawal of Sen. Judd Gregg as Obama's nominee for commerce secretary creates a tricky situation for us. Here's how we're dealing with it.

Your guide to the economic stimulus bill

For two weeks, you've heard claims that the bill includes lots of goodies — millions for Filipino veterans, ACORN and programs for sexually transmitted diseases. We sort out the truth.