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Resources on School Vouchers

Current Status: Lawmakers have filed HB 60, a bill that would enact a voucher program to take hundreds …

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4 Ways Georgia Lawmakers Can Make College More Affordable in 2021

As Georgia begins a new year and legislative session, the state has an opportunity to accelerate equitable economic …

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To A Healthy, Prosperous New Year

Today marks the end of 2020, and I know we all are breathing a sigh of relief as …

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State of Working Georgia: 2020 COVID Crisis Year-End Review

Key Takeaways: Over 4.1 million Georgians have filed for unemployment benefits since the COVID pandemic began. Black Georgians …

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2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all …

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Georgia Can Create a State-Level EITC to Improve Infant Health

Georgia has the potential to be a great place to live and raise a family, but right now …

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New Poll Shows Georgians Support People-First Policies

GBPI launched People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) in 2018 with a foundational research report that laid out policies Georgia lawmakers …

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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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