Hice compares public schools to Hitler, Nazi Germany

Jody Hice, who’s favored to win the 10th Congressional District seat, compares public schools to Hitler because of the way they “indoctrinate” their students . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , Hitler , Jody Hice , Ken Dious , Nazi Germany , public schools , teachers unions

On the campaign trail: Early voting is robust

Early voting brought in more than 206,000 ballots during the first week, according to the secretary of state’s office; Does Jesse Stone want to be a state senator or a judge? . . .

Tags: Burke County judgeship , David Perdue , Diane Evans , early voting , Jesse Stone , Michelle Nunn , outsourcing issue , Senate race , Wall Street Journal

Deal, Nunn have narrow leads in WXIA poll; no one’s at 50% yet

Gov. Nathan Deal and Democrat held two-point leads in the latest SurveyUSA poll of the races for governor and the Senate . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , SurveyUSA poll , WXIA

Georgia Water Coalition lists its “Dirty Dozen,” previews legislation

Environmentalists focus on the water quality issues that will come up in next year’s legislative session . . .

Tags: Bill Sapp , Emily Markesteyn , EPD , Georgia Water Coalition , Joe Cook , Jud Turner , pollution , state water policies

Political Notes – Is Azziz going to Nevada university?

Ricardo Azziz, the president of Georgia Regents University, is revealed to be one of the finalists to become president of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas . . .

Tags: Acuity Brands , Georgia Family Violence Commission , Georgia Regents University , Medical Association of Georgia , Ricardo Azziz

On the campaign trail: Perdue, Allen maintain the Obama attacks

Barack Obama’s name isn’t on the Georgia election ballot, but it is invoked frequently in the Senate and 12th Congressional District races by David Perdue and Rick Allen . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Perdue , John Barrow , Michelle Nunn , Rick Allen , Ron Klain

Georgia adds 183,000 new voters to the rolls since March

More than 183,000 names have been added to Georgia’s list of eligible voters since March 1, and the largest percentage of them were African American voters . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , eligible voters

BLS says Georgia still has highest jobless rate

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Georgia again had the nation’s highest unemployment rate in the nation in September; jobless number is a major issue in the governor’s race . . .

Tags: Andrew Hunt , BLS , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , unemployment rate

NGP asks Kemp again for registration data

The voter registration dispute between Secretary of State Brian Kemp and the New Georgia Project shows no signs of ending . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , New Georgia Project , Stacey Abrams , Ted Strickland , voter registrations

Deal names 13 people to Ebola response team

A team of healthcare leaders is appointed to plan the state’s response to an Ebola outbreak, should one occur . . .

Tags: Brenda Fitzgerald , Ebola , Nathan Deal , response team