Category: Budget and Taxes

Georgia Work Credit Grows the Middle Class

Georgia Work Credit Grows the Middle Class by Danny Kanso, Policy Analyst Georgia leaders have the opportunity to take advantage of a proven policy that allows millions of working families to keep more of what they earn. A state Earned

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Overview: 2020 Fiscal Year Budget for Higher Education

Governor Brian Kemp’s proposed 2020 budget of $2.58 billion for the university system and $373 million for technical colleges includes money for enrollment growth and merit pay, employee recruitment and retention. The proposed 2019 amended budget adds $35 million for

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Overview: 2020 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

Governor Brian Kemp’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 allocates $10.6 billion to Georgia’s public schools, a nearly $660 million increase above current funding. Almost three-fourths of the increase is directed to raise pay for the state’s 115,000 teachers and

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Overview of Georgia’s 2020 Fiscal Year Budget

Georgia’s 83rd governor, Brian P. Kemp, introduced his administration’s policy priorities by submitting a proposed $27.5 billion budget to the General Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2019. After nine consecutive years of economic expansion since the

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GBPI 2019 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute works to build a more inclusive economy so that everyone can participate and thrive. We believe Georgia can be a state where everyone has a chance at a decent job so they can raise

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