Tag: Budget & Taxes

New Poll Shows Georgians Support People-First Policies

GBPI launched People-Powered Prosperity (PPP) in 2018 with a foundational research report that laid out policies Georgia lawmakers could implement to help everyone across the state thrive, as well as how the state could responsibly pay for programs and services

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Georgia Revenue Primer for State Fiscal Year 2021

Budget Basics Georgia’s 2021 fiscal year runs July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The total budget available to the state is $48.2 billion. That includes $25.9 billion in state funding, $15.1 billion in federal funding and $7.1 billion in

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2020

    Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute analyzes tax legislation passed by the General Assembly and tallies estimated costs and new revenues in our two-part Adding Up the Fiscal Notes series. This analysis is a snapshot of

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Senate Passes FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The Georgia Senate Appropriations Committee met Wednesday morning to discuss changes to House Bill 793, which details the state’s budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. While the committee made some changes and reductions to previously proposed budget cuts, this new proposal

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of our state during this very difficult time. As partners in the effort to help our state recover, we are asking you to

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state agency. But without an effort to raise revenues and fix budget shortfalls, our state faces a massive economic downturn that will severely

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