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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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Keeping Pre-K Stable Helps Georgia Children and Parents

Key Takeaways Agency budget proposals for lottery-funded programs included no cuts to HOPE and $53 million in cuts …

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Tearing the Fabric of Georgia’s Safety Net Guarantees an Uneven Recovery

Key Points: The current COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic decline have underscored the problems of disinvestment in Georgia’s …

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Standing with Black Lives

Amid the ongoing protests and demonstrations against police brutality, frustration over the deep and long-standing inequities in our …

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State of Working Georgia in the COVID-19 Crisis

Nearly two and a half months into the nationwide crisis responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, recent economic data …

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Georgia at a Crossroads: Raising Revenues Sensibly or Forcing Schoolchildren to Pay for Years to Come

Key Takeaways: Due to COVID-19, Georgia revenues are lagging. State leaders must either raise new revenues or make …

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