Tag: Report

Career Pathways Can Strengthen Georgia Families

Georgia parents work hard every day to put food on the table and provide a brighter future for their children. Yet more than one in three of the state’s working families with children are likely to find themselves struggling to

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Budget Overview

The FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Budget Overview report examines the Governor’s FY 2013 budget  and its impact on the public resources that matter most to Georgians. The policy brief also provides an overview of specific areas of the Governor’s budget including lottery funds, tobacco settlement

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: PK-12 Education

Amidst a tenuous economic recovery, Georgia remains far from its fiscal position prior to the economic downturn. The FY 2013 Budget Analysis: PK-12 Education discusses the governor’s FY 2013 budget recommendations for the Department of Education and Bright from the

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Higher Education

The FY 2013 budgets for higher education provide modest spending increases compared to FY 2012. The budgets provide funding for enrollment growth within both the university and technical college systems; however, the University System’s Teaching program and the Technical College System’s

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CAPCO: A Bad Investment for Georgia

Many Georgia policymakers and business leaders contend the state has a shortage of venture capital, a form of business financing that helps fund early stage companies.  To remedy this problem, some Georgia leaders are considering CAPCO legislation, an expensive tax

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State of Working Georgia 2011

State of Working Georgia uses data on wages, jobs, unemployment and poverty to closely examine the effect of the economy on everyday Georgians. The report is produced annually, and is part of the State of Working America project from the

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