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Sine Die 2023 Recap

Legislative Session 2023 finished in the usual flurry of maneuvers and votes that lasted until the final minutes ...
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Crossover Day 2023: Modest Safety Net Reforms Advance; Tax Rebates and School Vouchers Create Potential Budget Holes

Yesterday, March 6, marked Crossover Day 2023, the day by which a bill generally must pass out of ...
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The Basics of Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

Quick fact sheet available here. What is Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF? TANF is the state’s ...
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New GBPI/UGA Poll Shows Georgians Support State Investments to Boost Health, Education, and Economic Mobility

A new poll commissioned by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) and the University of Georgia (UGA) ...
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2023 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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Long-term Health Impact of COVID-19: Planning for Children Who Have Lost a Caregiver and Adults Experiencing Long COVID

Thank you to Mandy Alderman of COVID Survivors for Change for sharing her personal story.  In 2021, COVID-19 ...
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New Survey Suggests School Districts Need State Funding to Better Implement Paid Parental Leave

Like other workers, our public school and state employees, who serve Georgians every day, deserve supports and assistance ...
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Labor Day 2022: Georgia’s Correctional Control and Carceral Abuse Hurt All Workers

Despite strides to improve the employment prospects of Georgians who have contact with the criminal legal system, state ...
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Cash Supports Should be Integrated into the Maternal-Infant Health Policy Agenda

GBPI would like to thank Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia for their thoughtful review of this ...
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Georgia’s Abortion Ban Threatens Violence and Economic Insecurity for Black Women

Georgia’s history is fraught with violence against Black women. Deriving from the painful origins of slavery, where Black ...
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Three Ways to Fix Georgia Education Funding

Five Georgia senators will meet over the next few months to review education funding mechanisms as a part ...
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With Record Surplus, Georgia Stands at a Crossroads Ahead of Pivotal Budget Session

Last month, Georgia’s Department of Revenue released its report of unaudited tax collections for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, ...

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