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.
New GBPI/UGA Poll Shows Georgians Support State Investments to Boost Health, Education, and Economic Mobility
A new poll commissioned by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) and the University