Republican Nathan Deal visited supporters at Glen Arven Country Club (9/16) on his campaign for the Georgia governorship.
The former Congressman says he wants to use his experience to do more with the money Georgia already has, instead of spending money the state is still waiting to receive. One of his education programs would allow high school students to take state exams early if they felt ready, allowing them to move to more specialized fields of studies sooner than clasmates.
Deal said: ""If you want a governor who has served with honor and dignity at the state level, as well as at the national level, and understands the issues that are important to Georgians, I'm the candidate who can do that."
When asked about the $2 million dollar loan he has coming due in February, Deal said he was simply trying to help his daughter and son-in-law start a business. Though the business failed, he says he plans to pay the debt off without declaring bankruptcy. He says this experience made him better understand the financial hardships many Georgians are facing in these tough economic times.
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