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Middle-class Georgia voters at core of HOPE debate

...Carter's proposal at that time to cap family income as a fix to HOPE's financial problems.Deal's campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said that would have hit middle-class Georgians hardest.In a television ad released Thursday, former Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/middle-class-georgia-voters-c
HOPE scholarship issue in governor race

...of Georgia's brightest students here at home," the computerized phone call says.Deal's campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said Tuesday their assertion was based on legislation Carter sponsored in 2012 that would have instituted an income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-15/hope-scholarsh
Pressure ramps up in Georgia governor's race as voter registration closes

...believe in balancing the budget every single year. I believe in tough budgeting choices."Deal campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said the total is a 10-year budget projection with expanded funding for Medicaid and education. Deal defended the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal taps unlikely partner: rapper Ludacris

...lyrics of one hit describe violent attacks and threats against women and driving while intoxicated. Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said he could not immediately comment on the propriety of those messages. But he defended the governor's appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-26/georgia-gov-nathan-deal-
Teacher group backs Carter for governor

...was considered a factor in then-Democratic Gov. Roy Barnes losing his bid for re-election. Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson says the endorsement is not a surprise given the group's history of supporting Democrats. He said teachers don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/teacher-group-backs-carter-gove
Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...officials should consider the option if they can't afford police officers in schools. Gov. Nathan Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson said districts' reluctance to embrace the gun option was "a great example of how the law maintained local control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-27/georgia-teachers-not-rush
Advocates want ethics chief out

...Georgia's demand for LaBerge to quit or be fired because the commission is independently operated, said Deal spokesman Brian Robinson. The commission is run by five political appointees of the governor, the Senate leadership and the speaker of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/advocates-want-ga-ethics-chi
Georgia ethics panel settles with 3 former employees

...wrongdoing, and Deal has said he was not involved in any of the commission's decisions or actions. Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said Friday's announcement underscores the governor's call for reforming the commission."Whatever the merits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-13/georgia-ethics-panel-settles-
Nathan Deal signs budget; senator Jason Carter critical

...specific spending instructions that Deal is telling state agencies to ignore, according to the governor's spokesman Brian Robinson.Among the features of this election-year budget are a $514 million increase in k-12 education that gives local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-28/deal-signs-budget-carter
Carter blasts Georgia governor over ethics complaint memo

...dismissed the most serious complaints. Deal paid $3,350 in administrative fees to settle the rest.Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson has said the memo supports the governor's contention the commission didn't grant him any favors.The ethics complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-15/carter-blasts-georgia-governo