Category: Policy Areas

Letter Urges Congress to Make Child Tax Credit Permanent

Last month, GBPI joined more than 20 Georgia organizations in sending a letter to the state’s federal delegation urging them to make the CTC expansions permanent and fully inclusive in this next legislative package.  Dear Georgia Federal Delegation, The expanded

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Risk without Reward: Georgia Workers Deserve Better

Key Takeaways This Labor Day offers an opportunity to recalibrate our policy approach to better protect labor in our state while placing a mirror to reflect on the state’s harmful impulses to continue down a path of anti-labor policy choices.

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How Federal Higher Education Proposals Affect Georgia

Key Takeaways: Federal lawmakers face multiple opportunities to support college affordability and completion for Georgians. Increasing Pell Grants would provide an immediate financial boost to more than 280,000 college students in Georgia. Added funding for colleges and universities to support

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Retirement in Georgia’s Public Schools

 Overview The state of Georgia maintains two pension systems for employees in public schools: the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS). TRS members include full-time, certificated public teachers and school leaders. Once you

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2021 Fast Facts on HOPE

  HOPE At-a-Glance provides a quick and simple reference of the state’s six lottery-funded HOPE programs. HOPE provides grants and scholarships to students pursuing technical certificates and diplomas and associate and bachelor’s degrees. This downloadable, one-page fact sheet includes state

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