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Georgia Work Credit

Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Georgia has at hand a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, bolsters small businesses and strengthens local economies. Twenty-six states and the District of...

Troubling Gaps in HOPE Point to Need-based Aid Solutions

Completing a postsecondary program is more important than ever for a student’s future well-being and the state’s economic growth. But rising costs are combining...
Women Working Ahead An Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women

Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women

Introduction – Why An Economic Opportunity Agenda for Georgia Women? The economic status of women in Georgia is a key factor in the overall health...

Georgia State Budget Overview for Fiscal Year 2017

Budget Basics Georgia’s 2017 fiscal year is July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and the total budget available to the state is $43.7 billion....

Georgia Human Services Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2017

Human Services Budget Overview Georgia’s Department of Human Services oversees state spending to protect children and the elderly and provide non-medical assistance to people with...
Georgia Health Budget Primer

Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2017

Georgia Health Care Budget Overview Health care services are primarily delivered through three state agencies, the departments of Community Health, Public Health and Behavioral Health...

Georgia Education Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2017

Education Funding in Georgia: Years of Cuts Cast Long Shadow Georgia is spending $11.6 billion on education in the 2017 fiscal year or about 51...

Georgia Budget Primer 2017

Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally...

Help Needed to Meet Georgia’s Laudable Child Care Goals

Georgia’s plan to expand access to quality child care for families earning low incomes became effective this June, but the state budget that takes...

Prescribing Remedies for Georgia’s Medical Provider Shortage

Local access to health professionals varies widely across Georgia, from relative availability in populous Fulton County to the daunting challenge found in many rural...

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