Nearly one in five Georgians, and one out of four children, live in poverty, according to 2011 U.S. Census data, making Georgia the fifth-poorest state in the nation. Since the recession hit, Georgia’s overall poverty rate has increased by approximately
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GBPI Senior Analyst Clare Richie is quoted in this article about cuts to the state’s unemployment trust fund. Read full article here.
GBPI Senior Analyst Clare Richie believes the new unemployment tax laws are unfair to unemployed Georgians. Read full article here.
Posted by Clare S. Richie Things are about to get worse for as many as 190,000 Georgia families struggling to make ends meet because of unemployment. Starting in July, unemployed Georgians will lose between $260 and $1,820 in unemployment insurance
Under the General Assembly’s plan to repay the $746.8 million federal loan Georgia borrowed to meet its unemployment insurance obligations during the recession, laid-off Georgians will lose their state unemployment benefits faster, while employers will receive a permanent cut in their
The FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Human Services report examines key trends within the Department of Human Resources (DHS), including budget cuts and staff reduction and restructuring all while demand for services has increased. What takes DHS to a new low in