Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally funding K-12 education at the level called for in its own formula?
GBPI’s “Georgia Budget Primer 2017” answers these questions and many more in 44 pages designed to provide a clear explanation of the state’s revenue collections and its spending plan. It includes basics to help a novice understand the budget’s complexities. Seasoned observers of state government will also find this publication is an authoritative reference during the 12-month fiscal year that started July 1, 2016.