Georgia should take advantage of new federal funding to expand Medicaid in 2014 to boost Georgia’s economy and create tens of thousands of new jobs, all while extending health coverage to hundreds of thousands of Georgians. Download the fact sheet.
New Plan Continues $1 Billion Underfunding of QBE The overview of Georgia’s 2014 fiscal year budget for K-12 education report reviews the proposed FY 2014 budget and the impact it has on early childhood and K-12 education. Georgia continues to
Georgia’s Economic Recovery Requires State Support for Education, Transportation, Health Care The Overview of Georgia’s 2014 Fiscal Year Budget report examines the Governor’s fiscal year 2014 budget and its impact on the public resources that matter most to Georgians. The
Georgia school districts report that classrooms are more crowded than ever and students are spending fewer days in school due to substantial cuts in state funding. These developments do not encourage effective teaching or learning, and may undermine learning and
Posted by Taifa S. Butler Recently members of the Danish Parliament visited Georgia to learn about the state of working-poor families and the supports that our state provides to such families. GBPI was honored to present to the delegation on
To meet 21st century business demands, Georgia must get more students into colleges, universities and technical schools, and make sure they graduate with skills that will help them, their families, and the state secure a prosperous future. This policy report
Health Care Law Expands Coverage, Saves State Money Since March 2010, a variety of provisions of the Affordable Care Act have been implemented that expand health insurance coverage to thousands of Georgians, particularly young adults and Georgians previously denied coverage.
In the final days of the 2012 legislative session, the General Assembly passed an omnibus tax bill, HB 386,that falls short of the comprehensive tax reform Georgia needs to bring the tax system into the 21st century. While it exhibits
Overall, the House FY 2013 Appropriations Bill, HB 742, referred to as the House FY 2013 Budget contains relatively minor adjustments to the governor’s budget proposal. Many of the adjustments restore some of the additional cuts as well as replace some