Why does Georgia’s Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers hate the Georgia Chamber, the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Urban Land Institute? Watch the video to find out.
A day after President Obama’s re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not create the state’s part of the Affordable Health Care act, the president’s signature legislative achievement. Deal told The Associated Press that he won’t confirm his decision until notifying federal authorities. But he noted that the state has stopped planning an exchange. It is time… [Read More]
Today, Better Georgia released the results of a stateside survey of likely voters for key races and the Amendment 1 constitutional ballot question, which would allow the state government to create charter schools over the objection of locally elected school boards. The results show that despite millions of dollars spent by out-of-state corporations in support of… [Read More]
State Sen. Don Balfour, the senate’s Rules Chairman, is on the hot seat for his multiple ethical lapses during his career. Better Georgia launched a new television ad, airing in his senate district through election day, to call attention to Georgia’s most corrupt legislator: Sunlight is the best disinfectant, so we’re making sure voters know about Sen. Balfour’s… [Read More]
Beverly Hedges, a Dalton teacher, and the Rev. Timothy McDonald, senior pastor at First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta, filed a lawsuit today in the Superior Court of Fulton County asking for a declaration that the ballot language presented to voters for Amendment 1 is purposely misleading. Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary… [Read More]
A YouTube video from the Southern Education Foundation featuring two high school students laid out some of the key arguments against Amendment 1, which is disguised on the ballot as a charter school measure. Click to watch the video. Sign our pledge to Vote ‘No’ on Amendment 1. Join us on Facebook: Better Georgia Schools.
Amendment 1, also known as the charter school amendment, would have “a serious impact” on students at traditional public schools according to State School Superintendent John Barge. Click to watch Barge explain Amendment 1. Barge answered questions about Amendment 1 at a public forum in Macon on Oct. 11, 2012. Barge supports charter schools but… [Read More]
DeKalb-Gwinnett candidate Chris Boedeker released a hilariously bad political attack ad. His goal was to unseat the incumbent State Rep. Scott Holcomb. But the ad fell miserably short. Instead, Boedeker’s political attack ad shamefully mocked the military service of Rep. Holcomb. Rep. Holcomb served 12 years in the U.S. Army, including three years with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort… [Read More]
State Rep. Buzz Brockway published a campaign attack ad from GOP candidate Chris Boedeker that shamefully mocked the military service of Rep. Scott Holcomb and falsely accused him of “using illegal drugs while in the service.” Although the Boedeker campaign quietly removed the video without the hint of an apology, we’re publishing it here so Georgia voters can understand… [Read More]
Late last night, State Rep. Buzz Brockway published a campaign attack ad from GOP candidate Chris Boedeker that falsely accused State Rep. Scott Holcomb of “using illegal drugs while in the service.” But beyond that laughably false and legally irresponsible accusation, the ad reveals what Rep. Brockway and Boedeker really think about U.S. military service. They think… [Read More]