Nathan Deal’s budget would eliminate health insurance for 11,500 school workers

8:19 pm Jan. 18, 2015

Talk on social media is pointing to this portion of Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed budget, which apparently foresees eliminating health insurance coverage for school cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week.  From Page 137 of the governor’s budget proposal:

11. Delay the implementation of the scheduled increase of the employer contribution rate for non-certificated school service employees from $596.20 per member per

White clout buoyed Georgia’s Republican wave

9:52 am Dec. 16, 2014

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office just released a Overall some 1.5 million African-Americans registered to vote, making up 30 percent of the electorate. About half of them, or 743,414, voted. That’s about 28.6 percent