Georgia’s new annual budget signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal last week marks a positive step forward on education and a few other crucial issues, yet also falls short of addressing some of the state’s most pressing needs. The
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Georgia is falling behind the majority of states including several of its Southeast neighbors when it comes to making sure tax breaks deliver taxpayers a good return on investment. Twenty-seven states plus the District of Columbia now maintain policies that
The Education Reform Commission established by Gov. Nathan Deal spent a lot of time talking about money in recent months. Its members considered an alternative approach to distributing state funds that gives districts greater flexibility in using those dollars. They
Taxes are nobody’s favorite expense. Most people view them as simply a nuisance bill to pay or as an added cost on a major purchase. Average Georgians rarely give state tax policy a second thought, especially compared to critical challenges
Although Georgia’s revenue growth trend is positive, the state still faces significant budget problems. First, some good news: According to a preliminary report of the Georgia Office of the Treasurer, revenue from all sources, including those collected by the Georgia
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig shares his thoughts on Governor Deal’s preference to work behind the scenes. Read the full article.