Category: Budget and Taxes

Overview: 2025 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Introduction Governor Kemp’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget proposal provides Georgia’s public schools $13.3 billion, a $1.4 billion increase above current funding. The proposal includes increases to the Quality Basic Education Program of $368 million to give teachers

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Overview: 2025 Fiscal Year Budget for Higher Education

  Introduction Governor Brian Kemp’s proposed 2025 budget allocates $3.4 billion for the Board of Regents and $486 million for the Technical College System of Georgia. University System of Georgia Funding for the teaching portion of the university system’s operating

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PRESS RELEASE: Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) Analyzes Governor Kemp’s FY 2025 Budget Proposals: A Closer Look at Surpluses, Investments, and Opportunities

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) has conducted a comprehensive analysis of Governor Brian P. Kemp’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget proposals, revealing a landscape of record surpluses, strategic investments, and potential opportunities for Georgia’s future.

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Overview of Georgia’s 2025 Fiscal Year Budget

Introduction Over the last three years, Georgia has generated record budget surpluses. These surpluses have resulted in the state adding between 15 to 23% of total General Fund expenditures to its reserve accounts annually, reflecting unprecedented underestimates of state revenue

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2024 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute advocates for policies that increase well-being and economic security for Georgia’s marginalized communities. These are the state policy priorities GBPI will pursue during 2024. For more insights throughout Legislative Session, be sure to register

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