The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) is pleased to present its Georgia Budget Primer 2014, a guide to understanding the state’s revenue collections and its spending plan. The publication contains basics to help a novice digest the budget’s complexities. People well-versed in state budget matters will also want to return to this publication often as a trusted reference during the state’s twelve-month fiscal year from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. The story of the state’s spending priorities is told through clear and readable analysis and illustrated with graphics. Featured sections include an overview, as well as focused analysis in the policy areas of education, health care and human services. After reading the latest edition of the GBPI Primer, we are confident you will have a stronger grasp of the connection between state spending priorities and the quality of life of everyday Georgians. Download the PDF.
When the state announced earlier this month that it was sitting on a mountain of tax