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The Need for Need-Based Aid

Georgia is one of only two states that lack broad need-based financial aid. 75 percent of Georgians support …

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Fact Sheet: Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Family’s Benefit Has Not Increased in More Than 30 Years and Fails to Meet the Growing Cost of Basic Needs

      Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Family’s (TANF) benefit has not increased in more than 30 …

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Fact Sheet: Sports Betting

    Co-authored by Danny Kanso, Senior Policy Analyst for Budget & Taxes As of January 2022, 31 …

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Fact Sheet: Breaking Down the Federal Recovery Proposal

    Several policies included in ongoing federal recovery discussions have the power to rebalance our tax code, …

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Billions of Dollars Behind: District Facts Sheets Show Georgia Schools are Far from “Full Funding”

Over the last twenty years of public school funding in Georgia, the General Assembly has underfunded grants and …

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Georgia Can Leverage $4.9 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funds to Jumpstart Recovery

    Georgia will receive $4.9 billion in federal emergency relief and infrastructure funding as part of the …

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2021 Fast Facts on HOPE

  HOPE At-a-Glance provides a quick and simple reference of the state’s six lottery-funded HOPE programs. HOPE provides …

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Make the Child Tax Credit Expansion Permanent

    One major provision of the American Families Plan extends the Child Tax Credit (CTC) expansion, originally …

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Georgia Can Maximize Federal Aid

    The federal government passed a relief package that will send $4.7 billion in direct funding to …

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Medicaid is Now an Even Better Deal for Georgia

    Georgia’s pending Medicaid waiver plan partially expands Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes below the poverty …

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Georgia Needs a Three-Pronged Approach to Funding Long-Term COVID Relief

    Compared to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget, which was approved before the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia’s …

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Casino Gambling is Wrong for Georgia

    Co-authored by Jennifer Lee, senior policy analyst for higher education Casino gambling is not a stable, …

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