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School Districts Stuck with Higher Busing Costs in Proposed Formula

Rural school districts and others with high student transportation costs stand to lose financially under the funding formula …

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Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Pulls Rug Out from Low-Income Students

More funding directed to economically-disadvantaged students helps them do better in school and in life. Gov. Nathan Deal’s …

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Fact Sheet: Proposed School Funding Formula Will Fall Behind Costs

State spending on Georgia’s public school students will fall behind rising costs if the General Assembly approves the …

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Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Updated Dec. 2016 Georgia is missing out on a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, boosts small businesses …

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Better Pay for Honest Work Brief

Download our latest brief on the state minimum wage and expanding Georgia’s middle class. In two pages, this document outlines …

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Health Plan Financial Challenges Remain if State Ends Coverage for Part-Time School Workers and Their Dependents

Georgia’s governor proposes in the 2016 fiscal year to eliminate State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) coverage for bus …

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Tax Facts: Georgia Gives Up Billions through the Tax Code

Georgia foregoes billions of dollars in state revenue each year through dozens of credits, deductions and other special …

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Medicaid Expansion a Shot in the Arm for Coastal Georgia

About 50,000 uninsured Georgians in the 10-county Coastal Georgia region could get guaranteed health coverage if Georgia accepts …

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: 2014 Session Recap

Tax Measures Further Whittle Away Revenues Revised May 28, 2014 A collection of tax measures that will drain …

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HOPE Scholars Pick Up Increasing Share of College Costs

Students from low- or moderate-income families must clear ever-higher financial hurdles to complete a postsecondary program in Georgia. …

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Medicaid Expansion Could Cover at Least Half of Working Age Adults in Most Georgia Counties

If you are an uninsured person who lives in Bibb County and earns less than $16,100, or are …

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Sales Tax Flexibility Not Enough to Solve Georgia’s School Funding Crisis

Bill Analysis: House Resolution 1109 and House Bill 802 The General Assembly is considering putting a constitutional amendment …

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