Monday, June 28, 2010

81. Candidate touts record on education cuts

From the PolitiFact article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 28, 2010 titled, "Gubernatorial candidate touts record on education cuts:"

"State education advocacy groups think Porter fought for them. Herb Garrett, executive director of the Georgia School Superintendents Association, was effusive in a recent e-mail.

''I can say without fear of contradiction that Representative Porter has, in fact, raised numerous objections to the cuts to education,' Garrett said. 'He is among the most knowledgeable candidates on education funding [due to his many years of experience in the General Assembly and on education committees in particular], so he has a keen eye for how the education portion of the budget operates and when those in positions of power are playing games with it. He has called their hand publicly on a number of occasions.''

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