Before Voting…Get to Know the Candidates in Georgia’s 2014 Governor Race

By: Erin Gloster, Editorial Intern

Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carterdeal and carterdeal and carterdeal and carter

EDUCATIONdeal and carter

Deal:

Education is an economic development (prepare students who are life-, college- and work-ready)

-Focus on early childhood education

-Increase percentage of effective teachers and principles

HOPE College Scholarship should be need-based

Carter:

Money needs to not be taken out of the Education system. In order to build up the middle and lower classes, education must be the first priority.

-Revamp an education funding system

PUBLIC SAFETY

Deal:

-Protect Georgians

-Rehabilitate nonviolent offenders that crowd prisons and strain budget, prevent offenders from falling back into a life of crime

-Promote safe communities where families and children thrive

Carter:

Promote safe communities, protect children

HEALTHCARE

Deal:

-Improve health and wellness of Georgians

-Strengthen the healthcare workforce

Carter:

Not entirely supportive of Obamacare

-Decrease amount of tax money moving outside of Georgia to fund other states and increase the use of Georgia tax dollars to help Georgia citizens

TAXES

Deal:

Georgians don’t want higher taxes

Carter:

There is a way to tax efficiently

-Utilize tax dollars for education

 

MORE ARTICLES AND WEBSITES:

“Jason Carter: Deal’s education budget is ‘shell game’”

http://bit.ly/1fHTn9G

 “Come Up With A Real Education Plan”

http://bit.ly/1cC5ftO

“Jason Carter seeks to reverse GOP tide in Georgia”

http://usat.ly/1cC6BVj

 

http://www.nathandeal.org/

http://carterforgovernor.com/

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