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Filling the Gaping Hole in Public School Budgets

State funding for Georgia’s public schools went up $1.5 billion from fiscal year 2014 to 2017 and is set to go up $515 million...

Lawmakers, Policy Experts Draw a Crowd at GBPI’s Insights 2017

The largest crowd to attend a Georgia Budget and Policy Institute conference gathered at Insights 2017 in downtown Atlanta Jan. 25th for to hear...

Georgia’s Economy at Risk if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Earlier this month the U.S. Congress passed a budget resolution in the first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the coming weeks...
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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...

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