Sunday, December 17, 2017

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.

Momentum on State Earned Income Tax Credits Evident Across the Country, Will Georgia Be...

This spring significant momentum built across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs). In recent months, three more states adopted new state-level...

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...

Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future

One in five Georgia children lives with at least one immigrant parent and nearly half of immigrants in Georgia struggle to speak English. When...
Underfunded English training programs limiting Georgia's workforce

Underfunded English Training Limits Contribution from Georgia’s College-Educated Immigrants

The strength of Georgia’s workforce is undermined by a lack of funding for English language programs. About 55,000 immigrants in Georgia hold a bachelor’s...

Momentum on State Earned Income Tax Credits Evident Across the Country, Will Georgia Be...

This spring significant momentum built across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs). In recent months, three more states adopted new state-level...
Money flying away

Tax Break Scheme Aimed at Rural Jobs Offers Georgia a Poor Return on Investment

Among the bills now awaiting signature or veto by Gov. Nathan Deal is a complicated new tax break that promises a windfall to some...

2017 GBPI Legislative Recap, Sine Die Edition

As Georgia lawmakers opened the 2017 General Assembly January 9, our top legislative priorities included renewal of a fee critical to the state’s health...

Immigrant ID Bills Amount to $1 Million in Waste

One Senate bill and two House bills threaten to waste more than $1 million in state taxpayer dollars to change driver’s license and identification...

Georgia’s Economy at Risk if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Earlier this month the U.S. Congress passed a budget resolution in the first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the coming weeks...
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...

Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future

One in five Georgia children lives with at least one immigrant parent and nearly half of immigrants in Georgia struggle to speak English. When...

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