As the state begins its 2011 fiscal year it is facing another potential budget shortfall of approx $500 million. This is on top of the $2.5 billion in cuts already implemented since FY 2009. Among the three causes is the failure by Congress to extend the enhanced Medicaid match for states. All departments are affected, including education, public safety, and regulatory watch dog functions. This report references alternative strategies to widespread cuts. Download the PDF.
Closing Georgia’s Coverage Gap Could Provide a Lifeline for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles
About the authors: Rox Moffett is a Policy and Press Strategist with the Georgia Youth