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The Future of People-Powered Prosperity

The People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) campaign details a vision where all Georgians can prosper—and outlines options to responsibly fund the programs necessary to power economic growth in our state. This campaign proposes commonsense solutions to advance health communities, thriving families, a

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Worker Power Key to a Better Balance in Georgia

CW: To highlight the racist roots of right-to-work laws, this piece quotes racist statements proponents of the policy have made. Key Takeaways: This Labor Day, we are reminded that there are still anti-labor policies on the books in Georgia that

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The Impact of Racism on Georgia’s Safety Net

CW: To highlight the problematic narratives surrounding safety net programs, this piece quotes racist statements opponents of these programs have made. Safety net programs, sometimes called “welfare,” are programs meant to meet the basic needs for families who fall on hard

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GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act and aid Georgians in this difficult time. We need your help — please write our senators today asking them to help Georgians

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Sine Die 2020: More Work Needed to Address Georgia’s Revenue Crisis

After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2020 legislative session ended Friday, June 26. When lawmakers returned in mid-June, the world had shifted. A steep revenue shortfall, high levels of unemployment, an ongoing public health crisis and a global anti-racist movement underscored the long-standing truth that the status quo could

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