Baker talks up education, jobs

State Attorney General Thurbert Baker stressed education and jobs Friday during a five-stop governor’s campaign swing through Chatham County, reports Savannah Morning News reporter Larry Peterson.

At Litway Baptist Church in Savannah, the Democratic candidate lashed out at budget cuts that have led to teacher furloughs and layoffs.

“It just burns me up that we’re trying to balance the budget on the backs of teachers,” he said, drawing applause from an audience of about 20 people. “It’s just not right.”  Read the complete story.

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