The Great Recession has dramatically changed the face of poverty in Georgia. More middle class families are falling into poverty, while the working poor don’t have a pathway to the middle class. Both lack economic security. Following the lead of its Southern neighbors and local Georgia efforts, the state of Georgia can establish a task force that seeks to increase economic security and reduce poverty. Download the PDF.
For Fiscal Year (FY) 2025, Governor Brian Kemp proposed a $1.48 billion budget