Category: Presentations

GBPI Continues to Weigh In on Patients First Act

Access to Quality Health Care Hearing for SB 106 – ‘Patients First Act’ Though our Georgia legislators are confident the federal administration will support a partial Medicaid waiver, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute still believes a better waiver design will

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College Affordability Creates Hurdles for Many Students

The following is a summary of a presentation on College Affordability delivered by GBPI Higher Education Analyst Jennifer Lee. Increasing college completion among low-income students is a necessity for Georgia and a higher education goal for GBPI. Financial challenges create

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Presentation: Equity in Higher Education – Who gets HOPE?

Georgia’s lottery-funded HOPE Scholarships and Grants are among the state’s most well-known programs, and thousands of students benefit from them. However, GBPI’s analysis shows that most students, many of modest means, do not benefit from the state’s primary financial aid

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Senate Fair Tax Study Committee

Presentation: Wesley Tharpe, Policy Analyst, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute September 20, 2013 | State Senate Chambers, Georgia Capitol Download the presentation.

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What Federal TANF Cuts Could Mean to the State Budget

On Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, Voices for Georgia’s Children hosted its eighth annual pre-legislative session breakfast for the Georgia Children’s Advocacy Network (GA-CAN!). GA-CAN! members presented their 2012 legislative priorities and coalition legislative opportunities. GBPI Senior Policy Analyst Clare Richie presented

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FY 2012 Budget Overview

The state budget is more than just a list of numbers. It is perhaps one of the single most important documents created by policymakers. From our education system to criminal justice to human services, the state budget decides what services

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