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Atlanta – If you have not registered yet, please note that Tuesday is the deadline to reserve your seat for “Georgia Health Care Update,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, March 22, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, this event comes just days before the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care law and Georgia anticipates the aftermath. The speakers are Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman. Register at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk for the event, which will cost $25 to attend. Sam Olens was sworn in as Georgia’s Attorney General on January 10, 2011, after which Georgia’s Office of the Attorney General… View Article
Atlanta – On Thursday, March 22, just days before the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care law and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide an important “Georgia Health Care Update” at an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Seats are filling fast; reserve yours now by registering online by March 20 at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk for the event, which will cost $25 to attend. Sam Olens was sworn in as Georgia’s Attorney General on January 10, 2011, after which Georgia’s Office of the Attorney General became part of a 26-state coalition and… View Article
Atlanta Two weeks after releasing its Issue Analysis on criminal justice reform for adults, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation today released “Five Essential Principles for Georgia’s Juvenile Justice System,” a new Issue Analysis that focuses on how Georgia policy-makers can enhance and improve the way the state deals with juvenile offenders. The Issue Analysis was written by Jeanette Moll, a juvenile justice policy analyst in the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, and Kelly McCutchen, president and CEO of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The two organizations are sister think tanks. The Issue Analysis discusses how rewriting the Georgia’s juvenile justice statutes can improve the chances of nearly 50,000 youths in the system… View Article
Atlanta – As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to consider arguments regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide a timely “Georgia Health Care Update,” at a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Sam Olens was sworn in as Georgia’s Attorney General on January 10, 2011, after which Georgia’s Office of the Attorney General became part of a 26-state coalition and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) challenging the… View Article
Atlanta – The deadline is today to register to attend “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast keynoted by PayPal co-founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online at at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for his role as a senior member of the startup team at PayPal.com. PayPal, the Silicon Valley legend that has become the dominant payments provider on the Internet, was launched during the dot-com bust by a team whose average age was just… View Article
Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation today released an Issue Analysis on criminal justice reform, “Peach State Criminal Justice: Controlling Costs, Protecting the Public.” The Issue Analysis, by Marc Levin and Vikrant Reddy, reviews the recommendations made by the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians and discusses how commonsense adjustments to the criminal justice system have assisted other states in ensuring public safety, holding offenders accountable and controlling corrections costs. The authors are senior policy advisors to Right on Crime, a national initiative led by the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, which is a sister think tank to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. During a news conference announcing the… View Article
Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, time is running out to sign up to attend ” Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast keynoted by PayPal co-founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online by Monday, February 20, at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for his role as a senior member of the startup team at PayPal.com. PayPal, the Silicon Valley legend that has become the dominant payments provider on the Internet, was… View Article
Atlanta – The topic is “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” as PayPal founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, keynotes a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register to attend this event at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for his role as a senior member of the startup team at PayPal.com. PayPal, the Silicon Valley legend that has become the dominant payments provider on the Internet, was launched during the dot-com bust by a team whose average age was just 23 and amassed more than… View Article
Atlanta – The registration deadline for the Foundation’s first event of 2012 is today! If you haven’t yet registered, go tohttp://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk today to sign up for “Breaking Down Barriers to High Quality Education in Georgia,” the Leadership Breakfast Celebrating National School Choice Week, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The panel discussion features Lisa Kelly, president of the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program; Dean Alford, president and chief executive officer of Allied Energy Services, and Lisa Gillis, president of Integrated Educational Strategies. Dean Alford , a former five-term Georgia state representative, is President and CEO of Allied Energy Services and chairman of the board of directors of the Technical College System of Georgia. From 2003 to… View Article
Atlanta – The registration deadline for the Foundation’s first event of 2012 is less than a week away! If you haven’t yet registered, go to http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk today to sign up for “Breaking Down Barriers to High Quality Education in Georgia,” the Leadership Breakfast Celebrating National School Choice Week, at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 25, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club.     The panel discussion features Lisa Kelly, president of the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program; Dean Alford, president and chief executive officer of Allied Energy Services, and Lisa Gillis, president of Integrated Educational Strategies.     Dean Alford, a former five-term Georgia state representative, is President and CEO of Allied Energy Services and chairman of the board of… View Article

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