Author: Jessica Woods
Over the next four years, the Georgia Department of Education and 26 local education agencies will invest nearly $400 million into the state’s public education system as part of the federal Race to the Top initiative. This report provides an
Proposed state fund cuts for the Department of Human Services current budget and FY 2012 budget could prevent Georgia from meeting its state maintenance of effort (MOE) requirements for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and the Older Americans Act
All exemptions, credits, and deductions should be examined and weighed against each other and against the principles of tax reform. The grocery exemption, in particular, increases equity and should be weighed against other tax breaks with an equity lens. Eliminating
The new healthcare law (the Affordable Care Act) increases eligibility for Medicaid and provides states significant new funding to pay for the expansion. This fact sheet summarizes the Medicaid expansion and how the billions in new federal funding will help
Georgia’s Medicaid program is a significant payer of healthcare services for some of Georgia’s most vulnerable residents. This fact sheet provides an overview about who is served by the Medicaid program, how costs vary by population, and the income-eligibility criteria
One in five Georgia children live in poverty. This fact sheet provides the latest Census data on poverty in Georgia and recommends an Economic Security Task Force, as well as adequate funding of vital public services. Download the PDF.
The new healthcare law (the Affordable Care Act) includes new tax credits to help small businesses provide health insurance for their employees. This fact sheet examines the new tax credits and how they could help nearly 120,000 small businesses in