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State of Working Georgia in the COVID-19 Crisis

Nearly two and a half months into the nationwide crisis responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, recent economic data …

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Commonsense Solutions Can Mitigate Unprecedented Cuts to Higher Education

Key Takeaways Pending budget cuts to the University System of Georgia have the potential to reverse years of …

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Georgia at a Crossroads: Raising Revenues Sensibly or Forcing Schoolchildren to Pay for Years to Come

Key Takeaways: Due to COVID-19, Georgia revenues are lagging. State leaders must either raise new revenues or make …

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Unlock TANF Reserves to Serve Families in Need

Dear Governor Kemp and Director Rawlings, Thank you for your service and dedication to our state during this …

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Georgia Can’t Afford Another Lost Decade: Options to Increase State Revenues to Close Budget Shortfalls

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia is facing an economic and fiscal crisis that threatens the …

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State Agency Approves New Dual Enrollment Caps, Grade-Level Restrictions and SAT/ACT Deadlines for HOPE

The Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) Board of Commissioners approved several policy changes to Dual Enrollment, HOPE and …

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Georgia’s COVID-19 Public Health Response Must Include Support for Stable, Quality Housing

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it even more clear how interconnected health is with other areas of life …

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Students Need to Be Secure to Be Successful

The coronavirus pandemic reveals the fragile financial situations of many Georgia college students. Many Georgia students struggle to …

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Fast Facts on Medicaid Expansion

Key Takeaways The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting Black Georgians, who are more likely to contract and pass …

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Crises Demand Counselors: Pandemic Underscores Need for More School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals

Key Takeaways School closures triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic mean that students are not receiving the mental health …

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State Leaders Must Prioritize Long-term Recovery with 2021 Budget; Federal Fiscal Relief Needed

Key Takeaways The coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic decline could lead to steep revenue shortfalls without sufficient federal …

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State of Working Georgia Before and During COVID-19

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle and Research Associate Ray Khalfani On March 13, …

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