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Friday Facts: November 20, 2015

What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.

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This Thanksgiving, Call Us ‘Thank Tanks’

Hundreds of liberty-minded activists from around the world were gathered for the Atlas Network’s Liberty Forum.

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Foundation Testifies at EPA Field Hearing on Clean Power Plan

Georgia Public Policy Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd testified Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the federal Environmental Protection Agency public hearings in Atlanta on the proposed federal plan and model rules for the Clean Power Plan. Hearings were held in  in Pittsburgh, Denver, Atlantaaaa

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Public Transport’s Biggest Problem: The Public (That’s Us)

Social and economic change to the nature of work is changing the shape of employment decisions and the commute.

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Land Use Regulations Hike the Cost of Housing

Cities with lower levels of traditional land-use regulation remain relatively affordable.

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Getting Back What’s Yours: Not Easy in Civil Forfeiture Cases

Civil asset forfeiture happens when law enforcement seizes property and money suspected of being related to a crime without any criminal conviction. Originally, it was a way for police to target drug trafficking and money laundering; today, it’s described asaaa

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A Success Story in Helping Lower-income Workers

By Kelly McCutchen With the media focused on partisan gridlock in Washington, it’s easy to overlook major success stories in bringing bipartisan public policy and innovative business partnerships together to help American workers. Part-time and other lower-income workers often dropaaa

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Friday Facts: November 13, 2015

It’s Friday!  Have you seen our Giving Tuesday posts? Visit our Facebook page and follow as we give you 30 reasons you should not contribute to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation! Events November 19: Interested in energy policy? Register toaaa

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Friday Facts: November 6, 2015

Health care, transportation and social engineering woes.

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Innovation is the True Health Care Solution

It’s not Medicaid expansion that will solve Georgia’s health care challenges.

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