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he Georgia Budget and Policy Institute is working to build a more inclusive economy so that everyone can participate and thrive. We believe Georgia can be a state where everyone has a chance at a decent job so they can raise a family, can go to a doctor when they get sick and attend great public schools. We offer thoughtful analysis and responsible solutions to improve the state’s budget, taxes and public policies. We are working to help Georgians reach their full potential.

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Five Things Georgians Should Know About This Week’s Federal Tax...

The U.S. Senate is set to vote as soon as this Thursday on a major tax package that poses serious risks...

Lopsided Tax Plan a Bad Deal for Georgians

Georgia’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to consider a large-scale tax package next week, which in its...

A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

A Georgia Work Credit would give a bottom-up tax cut to more than a million working families in Georgia, providing lifelong benefits for children and boosting local economies.

Mission Moment

GBPI moved the dialogue forward on immigration in Georgia through timely research and building advocacy partnerships. Latin American Association Director of Advocacy David Schaefer explains how GBPI research has opened up new avenues for his work. Read more.

The Georgia Women’s Policy Institute leverages GBPI analysis and data to advocate for the betterment of Georgia families across the state. Policy Fellow Michelle Schreiner describes how she and other fellows became a dynamo for change when empowered with rock-solid facts. Read more.

Kate Little has supported GBPI from the beginning to inform state policymaking. With support from Kate and other donors, GBPI is able to better inform and educate Georgia’s elected officials to help them make the best decisions to help Georgians reach their full potential. Read more.

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Austerity cuts hit school system budgets hard

The Rome News-Tribune

Most Georgia schools graded D or F by the state serve low-income kids

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution