Sunday, February 26, 2017

Safety Net

Georgia’s economy is still in a post-recession doldrums for many families. Targeted state policies can help them achieve economic security. That means helping struggling families keep food on the table and a roof overhead during tough times. It also means helping parents get access to reliable child care so they can work. Georgia can invest in higher education, job training and economic development to build a strong economy for the long haul that will help families save money when they get back on their feet so they can prepare for future rainy days.

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As the dust continues to settle in the wake of last week’s presidential election, a cloud of uncertainty still obscures what the policy and...
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We encourage children to dream big every day. We tell them they can be doctors, astronauts or anything else they want to be as...

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Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally...

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