The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a $100 million tax credit program for individual and corporate donations to hospitals in rural or nearly-rural Georgia communities. House Bill 919 is designed to create private investment incentives for rural hospitals to help shore up their finances. The flawed legislation contains very few reporting requirements or guidelines to direct where the money goes or how benefitting hospitals use it.
New GBPI/UGA Poll Shows Georgians Support State Investments to Boost Health, Education, and Economic Mobility
A new poll commissioned by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) and the University