Stacey Evans, Stacey Abrams statements on Georgia PSC Plant Vogtle decision

From the Twitterverse What Vogtle decision? The one today that told Georgia Power to keep building, with no cost cap. It’s at $25 billion and counting, and several years behind schedule, but Get ‘er done! Article here. Stacey Abrams tweeted her statement out today. Greg Bluestein tweeted Stacy Abrams’ statement. Both presented with minimal editing. For Georgia Public Service Commission candidate John Noel‘s statement, click here. Previously, the two Democratic gubernatorial candidates had seemed to diverge. In today’s statements, Evans stays true to form and Abrams shifts left, perhaps realizing her previous response left something to be desired. She’s still all about those workers.   Stacey Evans In my law career, I’ve forced companies that fleeced the taxpayer to pay up, and…

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Stacey Abrams, Stacey Evans differ on Plant Vogtle and the horse it rode in on

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman The ajc’s Greg Bluestein just published an interesting article on Vogtle politics. He tries to run through the races that Vogtle impacts, mentioning Public Service Commission seats, noting that John Noel said he would “speak truth to power.”  Meaning this. Noel has been blasting the commission and its chairman, Stan “Swamp Thing” Wise, since he announced his candidacy back in May. Not in the article, but noteworthy: All five PSC members have endorsed David Shafer’s bid to become Lieutenant  Governor. Shafer voted in favor of Senate Bill 31, the enabling—and I mean that in the worst way—legislation for Plant Vogtle and its cost overruns. If Shafer is elected Lieutenant Governor, we can expect Georgia Power’s initiatives to move smoothly through the…

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