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Risk without Reward: Georgia Workers Deserve Better

Key Takeaways This Labor Day offers an opportunity to recalibrate our policy approach to better protect labor in …

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How Federal Higher Education Proposals Affect Georgia

Key Takeaways: Federal lawmakers face multiple opportunities to support college affordability and completion for Georgians. Increasing Pell Grants …

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Immigrant-Inclusive Tax Credits Are More Important Than Ever

Key Takeaways The changes made to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) …

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Updated: Georgia Risks Losing Billions in Federal Funds for Public Schools

UPDATE: On 8/6/21 the U.S. Department of Education released updated guidance on the calculation for Maintenance of Equity …

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Keeping and Losing HOPE

HOPE scholarships financially support tens of thousands of Georgia college students each year. A first-of-its-kind study from Georgia State University’s Georgia Policy …

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Fostering Recovery and Prosperity: Guidelines for Georgia Agencies Receiving American Rescue Plan Funds

Under the American Rescue Plan, several state agencies are set to receive significant funding to help address the effects of the pandemic. …

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Why Scaling Back Unemployment Insurance Could Harm Recovery

Key Takeaways: Georgia is three days away from prematurely cutting pandemic unemployment insurance (UI). The changes will harm …

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Fund Georgia’s Future and Partners Recommend a Plan for ARPA Funding

    Dear Superintendent Woods: The undersigned civil rights and education advocacy organizations in Georgia write to provide …

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Provisions in the American Families Plan

President Joe Biden recently unveiled his American Families Plan, which, along with his American Jobs Plan, form the …

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State of Working Georgia: Pandemic Job Numbers Are Improving, But Inequitably

Key Takeaways: Nearly 60 percent of Georgia’s pre-pandemic labor force have turned to the unemployment safety net at …

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PRESS RELEASE: GBPI Announces Dominique Derbigny Sims as New Senior Vice President

ATLANTA—Today, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute announced the hiring of Dominique Derbigny Sims as the new senior …

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What Happened With Fall Enrollment in Georgia’s Public Colleges and Universities?

As Georgia’s public colleges and universities faced the fall semester with both the coronavirus and an economic downturn, …

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