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Legislative Outlook, Minority Leader Stacey Abrams Talks Transportation and Gay Marriage

Georgia General Assembly Minority Leader Stacey Abrams discussed some voter issues such as transportation and Georgia's gay marriage ban that will be topics in the 2015-2016 legislative session.
Georgia General Assembly Minority Leader Stacey Abrams discussed some voter issues such as transportation and Georgia's gay marriage ban that will be topics in the 2015-2016 legislative session.
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WABE’s Rose Scott interviewed House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams on a number of hot topics facing the Georgia General Assembly in the 2015-2016 legislative session that began this week. 

In this two part interview, the conversation begins with Abrams talking about education.

House minority leader Stacy Abrams talks mass transit for Georgia, education spending, charter schools, tax credits for private school tuition and Medicaid expansion.

In part two of the interview, the conversation begins with Abrams talking about Republican Representative Sam Teasley’s religious freedom bill.

She said that whether one serves in the minority or the majority in the Assembly, elected officials’ success should be measured by the effectiveness of Georgia’s government in meeting its citizens’ needs.

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