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The Future of People-Powered Prosperity

The People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) campaign details a vision where all Georgians can prosper—and outlines options to responsibly fund …

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Worker Power Key to a Better Balance in Georgia

CW: To highlight the racist roots of right-to-work laws, this piece quotes racist statements proponents of the policy …

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Difficult Choices Made Worse by Budget Cuts: Results from GBPI’s 2020 School District Survey

    Each year, the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute sends a survey to every public school superintendent …

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COVID-19 Has Exacerbated the Inequities Inherent in Incarceration

    Key Takeaways: Prior to the pandemic, the GDC population was rising, leaving those within densely populated …

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Beyond the Unemployment Rate: You Can’t Tell the Whole Truth with Half of the Data

Key Takeaways: The unemployment rate, labor force participation rate (LFPR), employment to population rate (EPOP) and underemployment rate …

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The Impact of Racism on Georgia’s Safety Net

CW: To highlight the problematic narratives surrounding safety net programs, this piece quotes racist statements opponents of these …

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Georgians Need Congress to Prioritize Bipartisan Relief Package

Georgians have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. Infection …

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GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act …

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Sine Die 2020: More Work Needed to Address Georgia’s Revenue Crisis

After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2020 legislative session ended Friday, June 26. When lawmakers returned in mid-June, the world had shifted. A …

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House and Senate Approve Georgia’s FY 2021 Budget

On Sine Die, the last day of the legislative session, the Georgia House and Senate approved the state’s Fiscal …

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DACA Will Continue to Protect More Than 20,000 Georgians

Key Takeaways: The Supreme Court ruled against ending the DACA program, which provides temporary relief from deportation to …

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Senate Passes FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The Georgia Senate Appropriations Committee met Wednesday morning to discuss changes to House Bill 793, which details the state’s …

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