Medicaid cuts in the House Republican budget, if implemented today, would have a devastating impact on Georgia’s economy. These cuts would put as many as 38,420 jobs and as much as $4.4 billion in state business activity at risk, according
Georgia is poised to maximize its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment & Training program, which will help more food stamp recipients gain skills to obtain and maintain employment. Download the PDF.
This policy brief provides an overview of the financial performance and expenditure activity related to the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) initiatives for Atlanta Public Schools, City Schools of Decatur, DeKalb County School System and Fulton County
This report provides an overview of the enacted FY 2012 budget for the Department of Human Services. Download the PDF. Related materials: Human Services is ‘Down to the Bone’: Highlights of the Governor’s FY 2012 DHS Budget
Tax reform might be dead for legislative session, but there are several tax bills still in play. The policy brief provides an update on bills altered by the House or Senate that now await agreement. Download the PDF.
House Bill 387 includes some positive steps in tax reform, but misses several key opportunities. This policy brief provides recommendations for improving the bill in committee before it proceeds for an up-or-down vote by the House and Senate. Download the
Three tax bills passed by the House of Representatives will cost an estimated $93 million in FY 2012, according to Georgia State University Fiscal Research Center’s official fiscal notes on the bills. Download the PDF. Related Materials: Adding Up the
The U.S. House of Representatives bill (H.R. 1) to fund the federal government through September 30, 2011, would make deep cuts ($66 billion) to a wide variety of services, impacting hundreds of thousands of Georgians. Download the PDF.