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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...
Georgia Capitol

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...

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...
School Districts Stuck with Higher Busing Costs in Proposed Formula

School Districts Stuck with Higher Busing Costs in Proposed Formula

Rural school districts and others with high student transportation costs stand to lose financially under the funding formula proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education...
Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Pulls Rug Out from Low-Income Students

Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Pulls Rug Out from Low-Income Students

More funding directed to economically-disadvantaged students helps them do better in school and in life. Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education Reform Commission recognized this and...
Elementary school classroom

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...

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