Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a 2022 budget of $3.48 billion in state general funds for the Department of Community Health. General funds for the agency increased by $430 million from the 2021 fiscal year, mostly to offset the
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The Governor is requesting very small increases in select programs administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS). The request amends the current fiscal year (FY 2021) spending plan by providing a .5 percent bump in spending, and
Co-authored by Jennifer Lee, Senior Policy Analyst and Stephen Owens, Ph.D, Senior Policy Analyst Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed 2022 budget includes $1.3 billion for Georgia’s lottery-funded pre-Kindergarten and HOPE financial aid programs. About $903 million is for HOPE,
Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed 2022 budget allocates $2.43 billion for the Board of Regents and $344 million for the Technical College System of Georgia. This budget includes money for enrollment growth but does not restore the previous year’s
Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.2 billion, a $573 million increase above current funding. This addition would partially restore cuts from the FY 2021 budget, with the Quality Basic Education
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.
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 first time in GBPI history this annual policy conference was both free and virtual. We achieved