The governor’s budget proposal for the 2015 fiscal year adds a net increase of $143 million more than 2014 in new state money for Georgia’s Medicaid and PeachCare programs, which are administered by the Department of Community Health. The state plans to spend $2.9 billion to pay for health care services for nearly 1.9 million Georgians during its next fiscal year, a budget priority second only to proposed education spending. Download the full report.
Surviving not Thriving: Post-Pandemic Economic Security for Black Women and Latinas in Georgia
In 2021, GBPI reflected on the unequal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic security