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When HOPE Falls Short, Georgia Loses

When HOPE Falls Short, Georgia Loses

When I read more than 10,000 financially-strapped students were dropped off Georgia’s college rolls in the 2014-2015 school year in a report we published...

New GBPI Budget Primer Previews 2017 as State Closes Out 2016

State tax collection rose 9.4 percent in the just-ended 2016 fiscal year, or nearly $1.8 billion more than the prior year. About $744 million...

Time to Remedy Georgia’s Health Care Provider Shortages

As published in the AJC June 26, 2016 Georgia needs a health care system that is sustainable. The state needs to focus on promising solutions...

State Revenue Gain Offers Possibilities

As we near the close of the 2016 fiscal year, we can breathe a sigh of relief. The bad days of the Great Recession...

Lawmakers Made Small Progress, Avoided Big Budget Mistakes

As Published in the AJC Former drug offenders and their families who struggle financially could get better access to nutrition assistance to help them on...