Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Health insurance hikes could exceed 50 percent

ATLANTA — Some Georgians will pay even steeper premium hikes for health insurance next year if Congress doesn’t renew cost-sharing reduction payments that President...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sonny Perdue hints that those with jobs should be barred from food stamp program

Sonny Perdue is hinting that big changes could be in store for the federal food stamps, which fall under his purview as U.S. secretary of...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Cobb judge approves Tyler Perry’s $1.8M tax break to park his jet there

Tyler Perry will get a $1.83 million cut in Cobb County taxes in exchange for registering and basing his luxury jet at McCollum Field....
Georgia Health News

Study: Georgia would see big gains under GOP bill, but not long term

Georgia and several other Southern states initially would gain in federal health care funding under a Republican bill speeding through the U.S. Senate, a...

The cost of removing DACA in Georgia

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program grants legal protections to people who entered...

Georgia desperate for need-based aid

It is no secret that college tuitions around the nation are rising every year. These rising prices cause what I call “student-cutbacks,” where large...

Georgia college graduation program showing progress

​In 2011, the University System of Georgia launched an initiative aimed at ensuring more students leave school prepared for the high-skilled jobs the modern...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia colleges need more state support, studies say

Two organizations have issued new reports reaching the same conclusion: The state of Georgia is not doing enough financially to help students graduate from...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Opinion: Ga. should move past wait-and-see on Medicaid expansion

In 2013, Georgia leaders had the chance to prepare to accept $3 billion in federal money to expand Medicaid at the state’s first opportunity...

In some states, sales tax holidays lose luster

Consumers in 16 states can take advantage of sales tax holidays this year — going on frenzied shopping sprees to buy items such as...

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