GBPI would like to thank Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia for their thoughtful review of this paper. Key Takeaways The wellbeing of Georgia’s children and families starts with healthy mothers and babies. Research is finds that financial stability
News stories and online commentary have noted that states with bans on abortion also lack strong social and economic supports for expecting women and birthing people and families with infants. Georgia is one of the states that has now instituted
At a time when leading Georgia lawmakers have the option to better fund core services that promote economic opportunity or enact broadly popular tax cuts for low- and middle-income Georgians, the General Assembly is instead advancing legislation (House Bill 1437)
Georgia will receive $4.9 billion in federal emergency relief and infrastructure funding as part of the American Rescue Plan. This money is meant to be used to support Georgians as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Brian
This report offers the first comprehensive look at how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), in combination with Georgia’s enacted response, will impact the state budget and families at every level of income from 2020–2025. In partnership
To mark Tax Day, Step Up Savannah Financial Security Director Danielle Breidung explains how tax policy can help working families by exploring the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). In this guest blog, she shares how a state
A Georgia Work Credit would give a bottom-up tax cut to more than a million working families in Georgia, providing lifelong benefits for children and boosting local economies.