Friday, February 23, 2018

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Make a $1 billion investment in Georgia’s youth, workers, families and communities

You’ve no doubt heard many times Georgia is the No. 1 place to do business, but what if the state can also be the...

Help Rural Georgians’ Health and Pocketbook

Lawmakers appear poised to try something new to help struggling communities in rural Georgia and our neighbors from Blue Ridge to Thomasville are no...

Report: 6 steps Georgia can take To make college affordable

More jobs these days require some kind of college education. The rising cost of higher education stands between a lot of Georgians and their...

Report links poverty to school performance in Georgia

Some 70 percent of Georgia school district leaders say poverty is the most significant out-of-school issue that limits student learning, according to a recent report...

Austerity cuts hit school system budgets hard

Removing austerity cuts to the state’s formula in providing funding to public schools was one of a number of issues brought before Floyd County...

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute needs community improvement ideas

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute asked the faith-based community to give them ideas for improvements, especially in healthcare, in South...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Most Georgia schools graded D or F by the state serve low-income kids

In its new analysis of the grades awarded to schools by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute found most schools where at...
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia Senate panel seeks slowdown in passage of tax credits

A Georgia Senate panel is expected to recommend what would be a fairly revolutionary change in the way lawmakers have traditionally passed hundreds of...

With Tuition increases in the state of Georgia, need-based programs become a necessity

With the 2018-19 FAFSA application opening at the beginning of this month, most students are set to apply, but others are dealing with the...

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...

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