Category: Blog

2022 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2022. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

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Breaking Down the Federal Recovery Proposal

The recovery legislation taking shape in the House of Representatives will allow our families and our economy to achieve our long-term potential by reducing longstanding racial and economic inequity. It expands opportunity, creates jobs, lowers the costs of health care

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Risk without Reward: Georgia Workers Deserve Better

Key Takeaways This Labor Day offers an opportunity to recalibrate our policy approach to better protect labor in our state while placing a mirror to reflect on the state’s harmful impulses to continue down a path of anti-labor policy choices.

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How Federal Higher Education Proposals Affect Georgia

Key Takeaways: Federal lawmakers face multiple opportunities to support college affordability and completion for Georgians. Increasing Pell Grants would provide an immediate financial boost to more than 280,000 college students in Georgia. Added funding for colleges and universities to support

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