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School Choice: Saving Students, Saving Money

How are public schools affected financially when students come and go?

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Thoughts on the gas tax

The gas tax isn’t perfect, but it’s better than many other options.

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Update on Transportation Funding

Below is the current allocation of motor fuel taxes based on the four-year average price of motor fuel where the consumer pays 29.2 cents per gallon. Cents Per Gallon Revenue (in Millions) State Excise Tax 7.5 $450 State Sales Taxaaa

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Two Pro-Growth Tax Reform Plans Introduced

Two tax reform bills to lower Georgia’s income tax rate were introduced last week, but it is uncertain if any action will be taken this year.

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Dr. Jeffrey H. Dorfman

Jeffrey Dorfman is an economist and professor at The University of Georgia, where he has been since 1989. He teaches classes in economic theory, the economics of the food industry, and macroeconomic theory and policy. He performs research mostly onaaa

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Friday Facts: February 27, 2015

It’s Friday! Events March 18: “Federalism, The Rule of Law and Regulatory Excess,” is the topic of the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast with Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. $30. Find out more here. Register online by Monday, March 16, here. Quotesaaa

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A Primer on the Case for the Future of Choice in Health Care

All you need to know about King v. Burwell

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Proposal Would Level the Playing Field for Beer and Wine Sales

While breweries are contributing to economic growth in many states, Georgia is being held back by antiquated laws and powerful special interests.

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Proposal Would Modernize Georgia’s Teacher Retirement System

A bill introduced this month would modernize Georgia’s pension system to be more in line with private-sector pensions. The plan is modeled after the successful reform of the pension plan for new state employees 7 years ago.

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Checking Up On Health: February 24, 2015

ObamaCare, vaccination accusations and why your doctor’s late.

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