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Graham-Cassidy Bill Risks Health Coverage and Pre-Existing Condition Protections for Georgians

The U.S. Senate plans to vote next week on yet another proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Like proposals senators...

Updated: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Georgia’s Most Vulnerable Students

More than 118,000 students in Georgia cope with disabilities. Some are students with visual or hearing impairments while others have autism or developmental delays....

Georgia Takes Steps to Strengthen the Health Care Workforce

Georgia lawmakers are scheduled to meet Monday to study barriers that block Georgians’ access to adequate health care. The committee is set to examine...

Georgia’s Tax Credit School Scholarship Program Lacks Accountability

Proposals to create school voucher programs, including tax credit scholarship programs, continue to pop up in a growing number of states and at the...

Georgia’s Revenue Increase Trails Needs of Growing Population

For most Georgians July 1, 2017 was just another steamy summer day in the south. For state lawmakers and agency leaders, it marked the...

How to Protect and Expand Health Care Access in Georgia

The defeat of health care legislation in the U.S. Senate last week marked a milestone in the effort to protect health care coverage in...

Planned Federal Budget Cuts Likely to Increase Hunger Risk for Georgians

The U.S. House Budget Committee passed a resolution last week calling for deep cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly called food...

Momentum on State Earned Income Tax Credits Evident Across the Country, Will Georgia Be...

This spring significant momentum built across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs). In recent months, three more states adopted new state-level...

Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Georgia’s Most Vulnerable Students

More than 118,000 students in Georgia cope with disabilities. Some are students with visual or hearing impairments while others have autism or developmental delays....

Senate Health Bill Shrinks Health Care Access, Makes Deep Long-Term Cuts to Medicaid

The U.S. Senate is set to take up a fundamental upending of federal health care law as soon as next week, a move that...

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