Latest Fact-checks on Stacey Evans Stacey Evans stated on January 26, 2018 in campaign website: Georgia "has the lowest minimum wage in the country." Stacey Evans stated on August 5, 2017 in a statement sent to the Atlanta Journal Constitution: There are"thousands of Georgia workers that are misclassified as independent contractors," who lose benefits, including health care. Stacey Evans stated on June 12, 2017 in a campaign video: "I helped win one of the biggest private lawsuits against Medicare fraud in history. The government declined to pursue the case, so my firm did, and we recovered $324 million for taxpayers." Stacey Evans stated on November 18, 2011 in an op-ed: "By fiscal year 2013, the state is expected to wipe through [HOPE scholarship] reserve funds."