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Underfunded English training programs limiting Georgia's workforce

Underfunded English Training Limits Contribution from Georgia’s College-Educated Immigrants

The strength of Georgia’s workforce is undermined by a lack of funding for English language programs. About 55,000 immigrants in Georgia hold a bachelor’s...

Medicaid Works for Georgia

Medicaid and PeachCare provide almost 2 million Georgians with access to health care, including 1.3 million children. About two thirds of Medicaid enrollees are...

Legislators Approve Isolated Tax Breaks, Defer Broad Tax Changes

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal is set to consider a grab bag of tax revisions approved by state legislators...

Presentation: Equity in Higher Education – Who gets HOPE?

Georgia’s lottery-funded HOPE Scholarships and Grants are among the state’s most well-known programs, and thousands of students benefit from them. However, GBPI’s analysis shows...
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Five Ways to Deliver Georgians a Win on Tax Reform

Georgia House and Senate members are set to consider the final version of House Bill 329, a multipart income tax package that could spell...
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Lawmakers Debating Big Bucks after Several Tax Bills Pass House

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2017 Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute examines tax bills considered by the state Legislature and...
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Targeted Fix to Income Tax Package Can Deliver Georgians a Win

Analysis of potential revision to House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal with three sound tax policy...

Planned Medicaid Changes Put State Health System at Risk

Congressional proposals to remake the federal Medicaid funding system into one based on block grants or one that is capped per enrollee threaten to...

Fact Sheet: Tax Bill Offers Earned Income Tax Credit Upside, Flat Tax Downside

Analysis of Substitute Version of House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Updated March 8, 2017 Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal that contains...

Ballooning Tax Credit for Private School Scholarships

Bill Analysis: House Bill 217 (LC 34 5120S) State lawmakers are considering a bill that proposes to swell the annual price of Georgia’s tax credit...

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