Georgia has funded its public schools the same way for 30 years. Some educators and lawmakers are complaining the formula the state uses is old and out-of-date. Read more.
Education and health care spending amount to about three quarters of the state budget Georgia lawmakers are set to shape when they return to the Gold Dome this week. Read more.
This coming Monday, state lawmakers will travel from the far reaches of the state—from Albany and Brunswick to Young Harris and Zebulon—to the Georgia State Capitol for the 2016 legislative session. Read more.
As next Monday’s opening of of the General Assembly draws closer, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute held a meet and greet luncheon this week to introduce Executive Director Tiafa Smith Butler to Southwest Georgia. Read more.
TANF expires at the end of the month. Asﾠfederal lawmakers look to renew it, they’re also eyeing changes to the programﾠthat could leave Georgia with a nearly $100 million budget hole. Read more.