Deep Cuts to Government Mark Fiscal Year 2011, Budget May Yet Be in the Red

The Great Recession has resulted in the worst fiscal crisis in more than 70 years, resulting in multi-billion dollar deficits. Although Recovery Act funds help, lawmakers’ strategy to slash impacts every facet of state government, resulting in severe service cuts as well as layoffs/furloughs of thousands of teachers/employees. The irony is that as Georgia is less equipped to provide services, more families require basic help. Download the PDF.

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