FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GBPI Senior Policy Analyst Clare S. Richie is available for comments and interviews. ATLANTA – Georgia has the 5thhighest poverty rate in the nation, with children hit the hardest, according to data released today from the U.
Day: September 20, 2012
Despite the drop in federal TANF funds, Georgia policymakers continue to use federal TANF funds to replace state funds without regard to prioritizing state programs that directly promote family self-sufficiency. For FY 2013, lawmakers allocated 43 percent of the federal
GBPI Director of Health Policy Tim Sweeney is quoted in this piece on Medicaid expansion; Sweeney says without Medicaid expansion, Georgians will remain uninsured. Read full article here.