Category: People Powered Prosperity

Resources on Need-Based Aid

Current Status: Georgia is one of only two states that does not operate a need-based financial aid program. “Need-based” financial aid targets dollars based on a measure of a student’s financial need. In 2018, the Georgia Legislature passed House Bill 787 with

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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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Make the Child Tax Credit Expansion Permanent

    One major provision of the American Families Plan extends the Child Tax Credit (CTC) expansion, originally created by the American Rescue Plan, through 2025 and increases the amount to $3,600 per child under age 6 and $3,000 per

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