Michelle Nunn goes Pillowtex on David Perdue

9:28 am Aug. 19, 2014

Two days before their first joint U.S. Senate appearance — none dare call it a debate — Democrat Michelle Nunn has raised the topic of Republican David Perdue’s tenure at Pillowtex.

The Nunn campaign has filled

Lifting the lid on the debate over Medicaid expansion

6:26 pm Jun. 11, 2014

Early this week, a small panel assigned the task of saving rural health care in Georgia gathered to take a first crack at the problem.

Four rural hospitals have closed since 2012, eight since 2000. The finances of another dozen or so balance on a razor’s edge, the panel was told.

A bit of Malthusian arithmetic for you: Jimmy Lewis, CEO of HomeTown Health, a Georgia collection of health care facilities, says

A hint of a pro-Obamacare backlash in AJC poll

6:00 am May. 12, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal’s refusal to expand Medicaid under Obamacare cuts both ways, an AJC poll released this weekend shows.

Clearly, Obamacare remains at the top of minds of voters. The poll shows that an overwhelming majority – 86 percent – views a candidate’s stance on the healthcare law as at least very important. And some 61 percent of voters believe it needs major modifications or should be scrapped altogether.

But there’s