Friday, July 21, 2017

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GBPI's detailed reports offer authoritative, in-depth analysis of Georgia public policy. Our experts research state policy areas spanning education, the economy, health care, safety net programs, taxes, Georgia's state budget and other topics.

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Georgia Human Services Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Human Services Budget Overview Georgia’s Department of Human Services oversees state spending to protect children and seniors, as well as provide non-medical assistance to people...
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Georgia K-12 Education Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Education Funding in Georgia: Financial Challenges for Schools Remain Georgia is spending nearly $12.3 billion on education in the 2018 fiscal year, or about 51.7...
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Georgia State Budget Overview for Fiscal Year 2018

Budget Basics Georgia’s 2018 fiscal year runs July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and the total budget available to the state is $45.2 billion....
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Georgia Health Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

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...
Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Ga. Families, Hospitals, State Budget

Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Georgia Families, Hospitals, State Budget

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes substantial cuts to Medicaid and changes in the insurance marketplace sure to jeopardize health care coverage for...

Career Pathways Can Strengthen Georgia Families

Georgia parents work hard every day to put food on the table and provide a brighter future for their children. Yet more than one...

School District Funding Squeeze Continues

School districts across Georgia face financial challenges that limit their ability to meet the needs of all students, especially when they’re from low-income families....

Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future

One in five Georgia children lives with at least one immigrant parent and nearly half of immigrants in Georgia struggle to speak English. When...
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...

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...

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