As posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Posted by: Alan Essig As we look back at the 2012 legislative session, it’s clear that Georgia lawmakers missed opportunities to make much needed reforms. Instead of taking up comprehensive tax reform that would
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Some claim that Georgia’s public policies should emulate those of Texas; however, a review of the Texas economic model by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities clearly shows why Texas is not a model Georgia can or should follow.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA (April 4, 2012) – While most other states exempt working-poor families from the income tax, Georgia is one of a small number of states that continue to levy an income tax on working families living in
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig shares his thoughts on Governor Deal’s preference to work behind the scenes. Read the full article.
Senate Resolution 20, The Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), is flawed legislation that would amend the Georgia State Constitution to limit the growth of state revenues and expenditures to a formula of population plus government inflation growth. Colorado, the only
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig is quoted on HB 386 in the Creative Loafing. The article also references GBPI’s analysis of HB 386. Read full article.