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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Eligibility for Georgia Unemployment Insurance

With thousands of Georgians across the state being laid off from their jobs, unemployment insurance (UI) is one …

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Telling the Unvarnished Truth About Georgia

As we close out Black History Month, I reflect on our commitment this month and every month to …

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Unused Lottery Funds Available to Support More Affordable Access to College

Since FY 2011, lawmakers have appropriated an average of $60 million more every year for HOPE Scholarships and …

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What Are School Vouchers?

Vouchers Overview Georgia legislators have debated educational vouchers since the 1950s.[1] A school voucher is an amount of …

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Repeal Georgia’s Cap on Kids

In order for every child to thrive, they must grow up in a healthy and financially stable home. …

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Five-Year Waiting Period Is a Barrier to Immigrant Health Care Access

Before 2017, the national uninsured rate for children declined for nearly 10 years; however, the share of uninsured …

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Teachers Retirement System of Georgia Explained

State lawmakers introduced several bills in the 2019 legislative session that could significantly alter the Teachers Retirement System …

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Get Answers About HOPE Scholarships and Grants

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

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Introducing PROSPER Georgia

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Quick Facts: Low Wages and Steep Cliffs

What is the Cliff Effect? The cliff effect occurs when an individual abruptly loses their assistance as a …

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Georgia Lawmakers can Maximize Lottery Effectiveness

The Georgia Lottery is intended to support a more educated Georgia where everyone gets a good early start …

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Medicaid Expansion and Waivers: Two Possible Paths to Extending Health Coverage

Governor Brian Kemp is pursuing legislation that would allow the state to submit two types of waivers aimed …

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