Today we’re looking at the legacy of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Will Governor Deal go down in Georgia’s history as one of our best governors or one of our worst? Will history even remember the Governor Deal era? What does his time in office mean for the future of Georgia politics?
Listen in as we talk about Governor Deal’s vetoes, his blockade of Medicaid in Georgia, and how he has handled public education policy in the state.
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I think Deal’s vetoes of the campus carry and religious freedom bills may hurt his chances to pass [Opportunity School Districts] because he is eroding some support within his base.” – Brandon Hanick
- The difference between the old Deal and the new Deal
- How some of Governor Deal’s policies are going to hurt Georgia
- Governor Deal’s Medicaid blockade
- How Deal’s vetoes might affect the Opportunity School Districts legislation
- Why Governor Deal signs on to some very extreme opinions
We are now in this political environment where people just don’t care about ethics.” – Adrienne White
- How money motivates Deal
- Who is paying for Deal’s ethical lapses
- Why we have come to expect questionable behavior from politicians
- What will be Governor Deal’s legacy
His legacy to me is blocking people from access to healthcare and doing everything he can to destroy public education in Georgia.” – Brandon Hanick