Abandoned hospital
Daniel Case - CC BY-SA 3.0

The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a $100 million tax credit program for individual and corporate donations to hospitals in rural or nearly-rural Georgia communities. House Bill 919 is designed to create private investment incentives for rural hospitals to help shore up their finances. The flawed legislation contains very few reporting requirements or guidelines to direct where the money goes or how benefitting hospitals use it.

Read the full bill analysis.