Low Revenues Putting Georgia on a Path to Mediocrity
Georgia is one of the most under-funded states in the country, but state lawmakers can remedy structural budget shortfalls by implementing revenue options used successfully by other states. Annual deep cuts in state funding the past five years means fewer teachers in Georgia’s classrooms, roads and bridges that continue to crumble and an unappealing environment for businesses. Lawmakers can reverse the state’s ongoing decline by choosing from a menu of options that will increase revenue without harming Georgia’s economy or families. Download the menu.