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Checking Up On Health: January 27, 2015

Upcoming event with Attorney General Sam Olens and updates about ObamaCare, telehealth and the EPA.

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Transportation Funding Matters: February 18

Register today for a comprehensive discussion on transportation funding in Georgia.

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Georgia School Choice Creeps Forward

Georgia has reasons to celebrate, reasons to mope and reasons to hope this School Choice Week.

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Friday Facts: January 23, 2015

In honor of National School Choice Week, a focus on school choice.

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Five Reasons To Increase Georgia’s Tuition Tax Credit Cap

Student Achievement: Eleven of 12 random assignment studies (the gold standard in research) show school choice improves academic outcomes of participants; no study found a negative impact. Of 23 studies, 22 found school choice improves outcomes at public schools. Source: Theaaa

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A Window of Opportunity to Get Transportation Funding Right

Georgia’s motor fuel excise tax hasn’t changed in 44 years, while fuel efficiency and inflation steadily eroded the tax base and its purchasing power.

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Friday Facts: January 16, 2015

Hiking cigarette tax, offering tax incentives?

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Checking Up On Health: January 13, 2015

Telehealth, health care consumerism and excessive showering.

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Fiscal Prudence, Innovation Both Needed Here

Focusing on ways to enhance economic opportunity and empower individuals beats doubling down on the status quo.

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Foundation Study Identifies Telehealth as the Cutting-Edge Future of Health Care

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release January 9, 2015 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Foundation Study Identifies Telehealth as the Cutting-Edge Future of Health Care Atlanta – Georgia’s leadership in telehealth offers an excellent opportunity to addressaaa

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