Category: Press Releases & Statements

Hope on a Tightrope

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA (February 7, 2012) – The lottery funding model is broken. HOPE Program expenditures outpace lottery revenues and are expected to increase while lottery revenue growth is expected to flatten. The Georgia Student Finance Commission projects that

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Release of Budget Reports (Health)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA – According to the report, the governor’s budget recommendations for FY 2013 increase state General Funds to the Department of Community Health (DCH); however, the increase is misleading. The bulk of the new funding restores funding

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Media Advisory – 2012 Policy Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA (January 17, 2012) – On Friday, Jan. 20, Georgia Budget and Policy Institute will host its 2012 policy conference, Creating the Environment for Growth: Solutions that Move Georgia Forward at the Loudermillk Center in Atlanta, GA.

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New GBPI Report – CAPCO: A Bad Investment for Georgia

For Immediate Release         ATLANTA (January 10, 2012) – According to the new report, CAPCO: a Bad Investment for Georgia, released today by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI), dismissing CAPCO is a necessary first step toward developing reasonable “venture

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