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Fact Sheet: Proposed School Funding Formula Will Fall Behind Costs

State spending on Georgia’s public school students will fall behind rising costs if the General Assembly approves the funding formula proposed by Gov. Nathan...
Georgia Work Credit

Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Updated Dec. 2016 Georgia is missing out on a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, boosts small businesses and strengthens local economies. Twenty-six states and...

Fact Sheet: House Bill 238 hands a big tax break to a small sliver...

House Bill 238 gives hard working middle-class families just a few extra dollars a month, yet hands a big tax break to a small...

Better Pay for Honest Work Brief

Download our latest brief on the state minimum wage and expanding Georgia's middle class. In two pages, this document outlines how raising Georgia’s minimum wage can...

Health Plan Financial Challenges Remain if State Ends Coverage for Part-Time School Workers and...

Georgia’s governor proposes in the 2016 fiscal year to eliminate State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) coverage for bus drivers, school nutrition workers and other...

Tax Facts: Georgia Gives Up Billions through the Tax Code

Georgia foregoes billions of dollars in state revenue each year through dozens of credits, deductions and other special preferences called tax expenditures. As with...

Medicaid Expansion a Shot in the Arm for Coastal Georgia

About 50,000 uninsured Georgians in the 10-county Coastal Georgia region could get guaranteed health coverage if Georgia accepts new federal money to expand Medicaid...

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: 2014 Session Recap

Tax Measures Further Whittle Away RevenuesRevised May 28, 2014A collection of tax measures that will drain up to $238 million from Georgia’s state treasury...

HOPE Scholars Pick Up Increasing Share of College Costs

Students from low- or moderate-income families must clear ever-higher financial hurdles to complete a postsecondary program in Georgia. The HOPE Scholarship will cover 59...

Medicaid Expansion Could Cover at Least Half of Working Age Adults in Most Georgia...

If you are an uninsured person who lives in Bibb County and earns less than $16,100, or are in a family of that makes...

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