Category: Reports

Georgia’s Boost in Child Care Funding

Public investments in child care assistance bolster economic opportunity by helping Georgia parents maintain stable employment while promising better health, educational and economic outcomes for young children. Families with low incomes can qualify for child care assistance through the federal

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2019

During the 2019 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly approved 28 tax bills. Lawmakers will wait until next year to consider the legislature’s most ambitious tax proposals that include significant tax breaks and new revenues to support Georgia’s growing economy.

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2019

The Georgia General Assembly approved 16 major tax bills between January and “Crossover Day,” the deadline for legislation to clear at least one chamber to be eligible for final passage this legislative session. Georgia’s constitution requires any measures raising revenue

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Low Wages and Steep Cliffs

Recommendations to Eliminate the Cliff Effect in Georgia’s Safety Net Programs The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program act as safety nets for many hardworking Georgians by providing a line of defense against

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3 Ways Georgia Can Make College More Affordable

In a few short years, more than 60 percent of Georgia jobs will require some postsecondary education1. Georgians with a bachelor’s degree earn nearly $17,000 more than those with some college or an associate degree and in excess of $22,000

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