The state budget deficit is due to a lack of revenues. State revenue collections, as a percentage of personal income, have declined dramatically over the past 10 years. As Georgians’ incomes have increased, the amount the state collects has not kept pace.Without new revenues, Georgia is facing an additional $2.6 billion deficit in FY 2012, according to the governor. Download the PDF.
Closing Georgia’s Coverage Gap Could Provide a Lifeline for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles
About the authors: Rox Moffett is a Policy and Press Strategist with the Georgia Youth