Author: Alex Welch

Kemp Rolls Out Medicaid Plans

Federal health officials have given formal approval to Gov. Brian Kemp’s request for a waiver to expand health coverage options for low-income Georgians. Laura Harker of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, which supports Medicaid expansion, points out that the

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New Poll Shows Georgians Support People-First Policies

GBPI launched People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) in 2018 with a foundational research report that laid out policies Georgia lawmakers could implement to help everyone across the state thrive, as well as how the state could responsibly pay for programs and services

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State Budget Cuts $1.2 Billion From Education

Georgia K-12 schools will lose nearly $1 billion and public colleges and universities $250 million under the budget approved by the state legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Kemp last week. But at least there will be no furloughs. […]

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