Fact Sheets

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State of Working Georgia: Jobs Count

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia enjoyed a slight improvement in job …

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TANF Supplemental Grant

As Congress finalizes the extension of the TANF program for the remainder of FFY 2012 (ending September 30, …

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Georgia Establishes Stand-Alone Public Health Agency Beginning in FY 2012

The FY 2012 budget appropriates $186 million in state funding for the newly established Department of Public Health. …

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Smaller Budgets Impact Higher Education

This fact sheet provides an overview of the FY 2012 budgets for the University System of Georgia and …

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Funding Cuts Affect HOPE Program

The FY 2012 budget allocates $650 million in total funding for programs that provide financial assistance for post-secondary …

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State Adds Funding to Implement U.S. Department of Justice Settlement

The FY 2012 budget includes new funding to Georgians with developmental disabilities and mental health needs in community …

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Major Changes to HB 388 Still Reduces Revenues and Benefits Top Earners

When fully implemented, tax changes in HB 388 will result in an annual revenue loss of $141 million …

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Senate Budget Continues Cuts, Leaves Georgians with Critical Gaps in Service

This policy brief provides an analysis of House Bill 78, which was approved by the Senate with few …

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Increase Georgia’s Cigarette Tax by $1 per Pack to Lessen Health Care Costs

Georgia currently has the fourth lowest cigarette tax nationally with a per pack rate of 37 cents. Increasing …

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State and Local Tax Contribution of Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants in Georgia annually contribute an estimated $407 million in state and local taxes. This fact sheet …

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House Bill 78 Means Less for Education

This fact sheet provides an analysis of the proposed FY 2012 budget and its impact on education. Download …

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Still ‘Down to the Bone’ with Modest Gains

This fact sheet provides an analysis of the proposed FY 2012 budget for the Department of Human Services. …

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