Tag: Stacey Abrams

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

What Last Night Means for Georgia

Ralph Northam(D) won Virginia last night in overwhelming fashion over Ed Gillespie(R). Polls had the race close. Progressive groups like Democracy for America had pulled their support, saying he was too moderate. National pundits were talking about how he couldn’t motivate the voters Democrats need to win. And yet he won by 10%. It’s a

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

A Whopping .061% Of New Georgia Project Voting Applications Might Be Fraudulent

The investigation into the Stacey-Abrams-led and much-maligned (on all sides) New Georgia Project finished, finding a massive, high-level conspiracy executed by the top names of Georgia Democratic politics. Just kidding! According to the AJC just 53 of the 87,000 voter registration forms the State Elections Board reviewed were allegedly forged. And the perpetrators were 25