Thursday, September 29, 2016


Women Working Ahead: In Your Words

GBPI's Women Working Ahead event last Friday featured two powerful keynotes, a dynamic group of panelists and expert policy insights to present an economic...
Key Elements for Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia

Key Elements of an Effective Medicaid Expansion for Georgia Lawmakers to Consider

Georgia approaches a critical juncture for leaders to remedy its strained health care system and close the insurance coverage gap through Medicaid expansion. State...
Women Working Ahead Opening Remarks

Stirring “Women Working Ahead” Event Inspires Commitment to Progress

A pair of powerhouse keynote speakers. An engaging group of panelists. And GBPI’s own Melissa Johnson, a senior policy analyst behind new research spotlighting...
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin and Ms. Foundation CEO Teresa Younger

Former Mayor Shirley Franklin, Ms. Foundation CEO Teresa Younger Keynote Policy Forum

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute is set to present a half-day policy forum Aug. 26, 2016 in Midtown Atlanta, Women Working Ahead: An Economic...
Women working ahead: two women work at a computer for a startup company

Let’s Elevate Georgia Women for a Stronger State

For more than 12 years you’ve depended on the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute to cast a broad vision of a more prosperous Georgia,...

New GBPI Budget Primer Previews 2017 as State Closes Out 2016

State tax collection rose 9.4 percent in the just-ended 2016 fiscal year, or nearly $1.8 billion more than the prior year. About $744 million...

Georgia Families Need State to Support New Child Care Plan

Georgia’s new and improved plan to expand access to quality child care for families earning low incomes took effect in June. The state’s 2017...
Refugee children in classroom

Refugees Help Make Georgia a Better Place

Over the past year or so, Georgians have grown increasingly aware of the challenges faced by refugees resettling in the state. A new report provides a wealth of information on how refugees in the U.S. fare over time and how they affect our local communities.

Charlton Ranks Among Georgia Counties With Dire Health Provider Shortages

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia’s counties fall below the statewide average number of nurses, physician assistants, total doctors and primary care doctors per 100,000 residents. In...

Time to Remedy Georgia’s Health Care Provider Shortages

As published in the AJC June 26, 2016 Georgia needs a health care system that is sustainable. The state needs to focus on promising solutions...

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