Today we’re talking with Amy Morton, Board Chair of Better Georgia about some hot topics in Georgia politics. First, we’re catching up on Jon Ossoff’s record breaking campaign in the Sixth Congressional District. Then we’re talking about student debt in Georgia and the state’s role in that.
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“Politics is not always a science, especially when you’re on the ground, working with campaigns and candidates or legislature.” – Louis Elrod
- What is going on with the Sixth Congressional District
- How much money Jon Ossoff has raised
- The ground game happening in the sixth
- Why Georgia is a donor state
- What are the lessons to be learned from Ossoff’s campaign
- Why it’s getting more expensive to attend college in Georgia
- The problems with the Hope Scholarship
- Why people on the left shouldn’t accept the status quo
“People can say money doesn’t matter in politics, but if that money is used in an effective way to communicate with voters, it’s a powerful tool.” – Amy Morton
- Check out the Vote Your Ossoff campaign and learn more about Jon Ossoff
- Read the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s study on the state’s shrinking role in college tuition statewide
“College tuition in Georgia is not just increasing for children who are Democrats or children who are Republicans or children who are independents or children who are nothing at all; It has increased for everyone.” – Amy Morton