Sunday, December 4, 2016

Fact Sheets

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...

Sales Tax Flexibility Not Enough to Solve Georgia’s School Funding Crisis

Bill Analysis: House Resolution 1109 and House Bill 802 The General Assembly is considering putting a constitutional amendment to a statewide vote to give school...

Adding Up the Net Cost of Medicaid Expansion – $353 Million for 10 Years

If Georgia expands Medicaid today, more than $33 billion of new federal funding will flow to the state over the next 10 years, which...

Tax Resolutions Could Put Georgia Lawmakers in a Bind

Bill Analysis: Senate Resolution 415 Georgia legislators are proposing a constitutional amendment that would limit the state’s ability to adequately meet the needs of its...

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