Tuesday, January 23, 2018


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.

Fight Substance Abuse, Improve Mental Health Care to Help More Georgians

Improving the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders is critical to ensure the well-being of all Georgians. State lawmakers...

Tackle Poverty’s Effects to Improve School Performance

Seventy percent of Georgia school district leaders say poverty is the most significant out-of-school issue that limits student learning. That key finding in a...

A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

A Georgia Work Credit would give a bottom-up tax cut to more than a million working families in Georgia, providing lifelong benefits for children and boosting local economies.
Wealth building agenda for Georgia women

Laying the Foundation: A Wealth-Building Agenda for Georgia Women

Why a Wealth-Building Agenda for Georgia Women? Building and growing the wealth of women is a necessary concern for Georgia lawmakers striving to keep the...

Georgia’s Education Cuts a Growing Burden for Low-Income Students

Postsecondary education and training are key to long-term financial security, as more Georgia employers want to hire workers with college credentials. While higher education...

Adding Citizens a Powerful Way to Boost Georgia Communities

States and cities nationwide are discovering they can strengthen their local economies and boost tax revenues by encouraging immigrants legally in the country on...

Georgia Higher Education Data Book

This guide is designed to provide a demographic snapshot of Georgia’s colleges at the outset of the 2017-2018 school year, with insight into the...

Georgia Budget Primer 2018

Welcome to GBPI's 2018 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $25 billion in state funds for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a...

Georgia Higher Education Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2018

Higher Education Budget Overview The Legislature is directing $2.3 billion to the university system and $361 million to the technical college system. About $114 million...

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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