Georgia is at a crossroads with $6.6 billion in surplus that could be used to fund necessary programs and services, like education and health care, and strengthen the workforce. Join us to analyze the governor’s proposed budget and explore key
Category: Community Impact
Each year the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute hosts an annual policy conference to inform policy discussions during the state’s Legislative Session. For the second year in a row, this annual policy conference was both free and virtual. This year’s
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2022. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute recently sent a letter to Georgia’s U.S. representatives and senators to urge them to support the provisions that are already included in the American Families Plan and American Jobs Plan as well as a
Dear Superintendent Woods: The undersigned civil rights and education advocacy organizations in Georgia write to provide public input for the Georgia Department of Education’s (GaDOE) use of funds provided through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). This joint
GBPI has worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank on critical issues like a state earned-income tax credit and P-EBT. These comments were written by Megan Middleton, Director of Government Affairs for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. About Atlanta Community Food
Dear Governor Kemp, The proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 includes $1.2 billion in continued cuts from FY 2020 state spending to programs and services across Georgia. At a time when millions of families are experiencing greater
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2021. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.