Tag: Democratic Primary

Abrams Proposes Earned Income Tax Credit for Georgia

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams says she wants an Earned Income Tax Credit in Georgia. Unveiling her sweeping “Economic Mobility Plan” on Thursday (PDF), Abrams said Georgia’s version would start with a refundable credit at 5% of the federal EITC. Eventually the state EITC would move to a 10% credit. The cost of the Georgia

AFL-CIO Endorses Abrams’ Gubernatorial Bid

Perhaps the most important institution in Georgia Democratic Party politics, the Georgia AFL-CIO, endorsed Stacey Abrams as Georgia’s next governor. Most importantly for now, Abrams rival in the primary, Stacey Evans, has far fewer paths to victory. GA AFL-CIO president Charlie Fleming said of the Abrams’ endorsement: “I have already seen Stacey Abrams’ leadership in