Tag: Department of Human Services

Overview: 2019 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Foster Care Services Get Increases for Foster Parents, Child Placement Agencies Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed $788 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2019 fiscal year includes new support to meet the growing needs in the state’s foster care

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Ga. plans boost to foster care funds

Georgia’s 2018 budget could be ready for a House vote as early as next week. The human resources budget funds programs for children, the elderly and others with special needs. Foster care accounts for the largest part, according to a report

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Overview: 2018 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Services for Children and Older Adults Get Substantial Boost Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed $732 million Department of Human Services 2018 budget takes another significant step forward to restoring and fortifying the agency after recession-era cuts. The spending plan adds substantial

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Overview: 2017 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Services for Georgia’s Vulnerable Get Needed Lift Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed $634 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2017 fiscal year marks a clear change in direction after years of cuts and public criticism of the agency’s ability

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Georgia Budget Primer 2016

Where does the money for Georgia’s $21.8 billion budget come from this year? How does the new transportation tax work? Is Georgia finally funding K-12 education at the level called for in its own formula? GBPI’s “Georgia Budget Primer 2016”

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House Budget Squeezes Schools, Health Care Providers

The Georgia House of Representatives this week rearranged the state’s 2016 budget plan for education, health care and human services from the one the governor unveiled in January. The new version still does not include budget cuts required to pay

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