Friday, February 23, 2018

Jobs & Economy

Building Georgia’s economy, cultivating good jobs and strengthening our workforce can ensure opportunity is broadly shared among all Georgians. Expanded job training opportunities, a higher minimum wage, new pro-work tax credits and more investment in transportation and other building blocks of growth are proven ways to attract and retain high-wage industries and jobs. Ensuring the benefits of growth are enjoyed by people of all backgrounds can help build a more inclusive economy that maximizes Georgia’s ability to compete.

Invest in Child Care to Tap Families’ Economic Potential

This past October, more than 1,000 Georgians and several statewide organizations added their names to a letter asking Gov. Nathan Deal to build on...
Help rural Georgians’ health and pocketbook

Help Rural Georgians’ Health and Pocketbook

Originally posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Lawmakers appear poised to try something new to help struggling communities in rural Georgia and our neighbors from Blue...

State of the State Highlights Recent Gains, But Major Needs Remain for Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal gave his eighth and final State of the State address, titled Orchards of Opportunity, Thursday morning, highlighting accomplishments and challenges throughout his...

Boost Georgia’s Workforce with Affordable Child Care for Student Parents

Georgia can help produce enough college graduates to meet employer demand and improve family incomes by increasing child care funding. Nearly 1,300 Georgia single...

An Investment in Georgia Women is an Investment in a Stronger State

This year marks a watershed moment for women in the United States. Across the nation, women are reminding employers of their importance and need...

Immigrants Make Georgia Stronger and Better Every Day

Nearly one in 10 Georgians today was born outside the United States and one in five under 18 has at least one immigrant parent....

Make a $1 Billion Investment in Georgia’s Youth, Workers, Families and Communities

As published by SaportaReport You’ve no doubt heard many times Georgia is the No. 1 place to do business, but what if the state can...

Invest in Child Care to Tap Families’ Economic Potential

This past October, more than 1,000 Georgians and several statewide organizations added their names to a letter asking Gov. Nathan Deal to build on...
Help rural Georgians’ health and pocketbook

Help Rural Georgians’ Health and Pocketbook

Originally posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Lawmakers appear poised to try something new to help struggling communities in rural Georgia and our neighbors from Blue...

State of the State Highlights Recent Gains, But Major Needs Remain for Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal gave his eighth and final State of the State address, titled Orchards of Opportunity, Thursday morning, highlighting accomplishments and challenges throughout his...

Boost Georgia’s Workforce with Affordable Child Care for Student Parents

Georgia can help produce enough college graduates to meet employer demand and improve family incomes by increasing child care funding. Nearly 1,300 Georgia single...
Wealth building agenda for Georgia women

Laying the Foundation: A Wealth-Building Agenda for Georgia Women

Why a Wealth-Building Agenda for Georgia Women? Building and growing the wealth of women is a necessary concern for Georgia lawmakers striving to keep the...

Adding Citizens a Powerful Way to Boost Georgia Communities

States and cities nationwide are discovering they can strengthen their local economies and boost tax revenues by encouraging immigrants legally in the country on...

Georgia Budget Primer 2018

Welcome to GBPI's 2018 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $25 billion in state funds for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a...

Career Pathways Can Strengthen Georgia Families

Georgia parents work hard every day to put food on the table and provide a brighter future for their children. Yet more than one...

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