Fact Sheets

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Georgia Has Many Revenue Options Other Than Deep Cuts

Georgia Has Many Revenue Options Available: Lawmakers should avoid harming Georgia’s economy more by slashing vital services and …

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Spending Cuts Harm Georgia’s Economy More Than Targeted Tax Increases

Lawmakers should close the deficit and protect local economies by raising more revenues: “It is important not to …

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Cutting Education Is NOT the Only Option

Education comprises more than 50 percent of state spending; therefore, if lawmakers refuse to add new revenues to …

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Deep Cuts in the Frontline

The governor’s proposed state budget cuts for fiscal year 2011 total $116.5 million, or 18.2 percent, of the …

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Why Revenues are Falling and What Georgia Can do About It

The state budget deficit is due to a lack of revenues. State revenue collections, as a percentage of …

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The Only Solution to Georgia’s Multi-Billion Dollar Shortfall Is a Balanced Approach

Georgia’s budget crisis is not due to funding the wrong priorities or waste and inefficiency. Georgia has a …

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Deep Cuts are NOT Georgia’s Only Option

Using a more balanced approach to budgeting would reduce the cuts, such as budgeting additional revenues through increasing …

Rebuilding Georgia’s Rainy Day Fund is Key to Long-Term Budget Stability

Over the next three to five years, the state needs between $1.5 billion and $2 billion in surpluses …

Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Vital Eligibility Workers

The governor’s proposed Department of Human Services (DHS) budget cut 138 eligibility workers in FY 2011. Eligibility workers …

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