Author: Caitlin Highland

Sine Die 2020: More Work Needed to Address Georgia’s Revenue Crisis

After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2020 legislative session ended Friday, June 26. When lawmakers returned in mid-June, the world had shifted. A steep revenue shortfall, high levels of unemployment, an ongoing public health crisis and a global anti-racist movement underscored the long-standing truth that the status quo could

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Unemployment rate in Georgia reaches all-time high

Georgia’s unemployment rate for April was the highest rate the state has ever seen, the state’s top labor official said Thursday. The unemployment rate was 11.9 percent in April, jumping 7.3 percentage points from March. The month-to-month increase also was highest

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