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Crossover Day 2021: Lawmakers Approve Some People-First Measures, But More Needed

Yesterday marked Crossover Day 2021, the day by which a bill generally must pass out of its legislative …

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House Appropriations Approves Changes to Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

This morning, the House Committee on Appropriations approved changes to House Bill 81, the proposal for Georgia’s Fiscal …

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Delayed and Denied: Modernization Needed at Georgia DOL to Support Georgia Workers and Economy

    This blog has been co-authored by Alex Camardelle, Senior Policy Analyst of GBPI and Shannan Reaze, …

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Expand Medicaid Fully; Reject Risky and Expensive State Plan

Key Takeaways: The federal Medicaid agency is starting the process of revoking the work requirement on Georgia’s Medicaid …

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Testimony on Senate Bill 47

Dear Chairman Payne and Members of the Georgia Senate Committee on Education and Youth:  By way of introduction my name is Stephen Owens, and …

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Resources on School Vouchers

Current Status: In the 2022 Legislative Session, lawmakers may consider House Bill 60 and House Bill 142, two …

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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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