Category: Budget and Taxes

Spread the Word: Raise Revenues for Georgia

Georgia is facing an economic and fiscal crisis that threatens the state’s ability to fund critically-needed programs and services in health, education and more. A state revenue shortfall of nearly $3 billion is projected in fiscal year 2021, and the

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Senate Passes FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The Georgia Senate Appropriations Committee met Wednesday morning to discuss changes to House Bill 793, which details the state’s budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. While the committee made some changes and reductions to previously proposed budget cuts, this new proposal

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of our state during this very difficult time. As partners in the effort to help our state recover, we are asking you to

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state agency. But without an effort to raise revenues and fix budget shortfalls, our state faces a massive economic downturn that will severely

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Standing with Black Lives

Amid the ongoing protests and demonstrations against police brutality, frustration over the deep and long-standing inequities in our societies and systems is on full display. The sin of white supremacy and inadequate, often racist actions by our nation, our state,

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Doctors in hospital

Georgia Won’t Thrive if People Don’t Survive

Key Takeaways: Years of disinvestment, poor public health infrastructure and systemic barriers have exposed Georgians’ vulnerability—particularly for those with low incomes and for communities of color—to this health and economic crisis. State, local and federal governments have enacted solutions to

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