Category: Budget Primer

Georgia Budget Primer 2017

Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally funding K-12 education at the level called for in its own formula? GBPI’s “Georgia Budget Primer

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Georgia Budget Primer 2016

Where does the money for Georgia’s $21.8 billion budget come from this year? How does the new transportation tax work? Is Georgia finally funding K-12 education at the level called for in its own formula? GBPI’s “Georgia Budget Primer 2016”

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Georgia Budget Primer 2015

GBPI is proud to publish the latest edition of our annual comprehensive analysis of the state’s financial blueprint, the “Georgia Budget Primer 2015.” This primer is a clear explanation of the state’s revenue collections and its current spending plan through

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Georgia Budget Primer 2014

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) is pleased to present its Georgia Budget Primer 2014, a guide to understanding the state’s revenue collections and its spending plan. The publication contains basics to help a novice digest the budget’s complexities.

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GBPI 2014 Primer: Human Services

Georgia’s spending to help children, the poor and seniors is overseen by the state Department of Human Services, which has a 2014 budget of $486 million, or about 3 percent of the total. Budget cuts in recent years have strained

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GBPI 2014 Primer: Health Care

Georgia is budgeting about $4 billion for health care in 2014, the second largest category of state investment. More than half of that is for Medicaid and PeachCare. People enrolled in the Aged, Blind, Disabled Medicaid program account for the

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GBPI 2014 Primer: Education

The $9.7 billion Georgia is investing in education in 2014 accounts for more than half of all state expenses. Still, Georgia’s investment in education is falling, even as its expectations of what they will accomplish are rising. The education section

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Georgia Budget Primer 2013

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) Georgia Budget Primer 2013 provides a snapshot of Georgia’s finances and the trends that must be reversed to put the state on sound economic footing. In developing a solid financial plan for Georgia,

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