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Stabilizing Georgia’s Health System Tops 2017 Legislative To-do List

As published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution A reeling state health care system. Chronically underfunded public schools. Working families and communities that need a financial...
Commission’s Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Won’t Keep Pace with Future Costs

Commission’s K-12 Funding Formula Won’t Keep Pace with Costs

State funding for Georgia’s public school students won’t keep pace with routinely rising costs under the K-12 funding formula designed by Gov. Nathan Deal’s...

Affordable Care Act Repeal Risks Health of 1 million Georgians

Congress appears poised to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) early in 2017 before enacting a replacement plan for 2019 when the...
Hunger Risk for 21,000 Georgians

Hunger Risk for 21,100 Georgians in New Year

People in about one in seven Georgia households struggle with hunger, which often leads to costly health complications, lower energy levels and a diminished...

The Path Forward – A Strong Middle Class Is Essential for Georgia

As the dust continues to settle in the wake of last week’s presidential election, a cloud of uncertainty still obscures what the policy and...

Bridge Communications Gap for a Healthier Georgia

More than 13 percent of Georgia’s 10 million people speak a language other than English at home, yet statewide only about 60 behavioral health...
Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

Federal Food Assistance Works for Georgia Children

We encourage children to dream big every day. We tell them they can be doctors, astronauts or anything else they want to be as...
A Georgia Work Credit Can Help Families Put Food on the Table

A Georgia Work Credit Can Help Families Put Food on the Table

On any given day in Georgia, hundreds of working families walk through the doors of nonprofit food banks in our communities. A young mom...
When HOPE Falls Short, Georgia Loses

When HOPE Falls Short, Georgia Loses

When I read more than 10,000 financially-strapped students were dropped off Georgia’s college rolls in the 2014-2015 school year in a report we published...

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...

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