Georgia Public Policy Foundation
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Since 1991
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General

General

Our goal is to promote public  policies to improve the lives of all Georgians. One area of focus is to ensure that everyone has an equal economic opportunity for success.
Education

Education

Education is often called the "great equalizer." Now more than ever, it is critical that all of our children are given access to a quality education. Our current education system is like our telephone system under Ma Bell. The smart phone created a...
Environment

Environment

The goal of our Environmental Initiative is to study long-term trends in environmental quality and explore how markets, property rights, local action and private initiative can improve environmental conditions. Our work is based upon the following basic...
Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Two ways to address overcriminalization: Property rights are one of our most basic rights. Taking property should require a high burden of proof. That's why we need to reform Georgia's civil asset forfeiture law.
Government Reform

Government Reform

Government reform should focus on increasing transparency and accountability, increasing economic opportunity and making Georgia a leading state for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Health Care

Health Care

Health care is the single biggest issue facing government at all levels. Georgia has been a leader in consumer driven health plans, encouraging tax equity and promoting transparency in cost and quality information for consumers. Medical malpractice reform...
Legal Reform

Legal Reform

Despite being a pro-business state, Georgia's legal environment lags behind many states. Georgia should focus on medical malpractice reform as the first step in moving us toward a more effective, efficient and fair legal system. Patients' Compensation...
Regulation

Regulation

Everyone has a right to work. Denying the dignity of work should require a high burden of proof. That's why we need occupational licensing reform. You may not believe their is a right to die, but those who are dying deserve a right to try. ...
Spending

Spending

Although tax policy receives more media coverage, government spending is the most important factor to watch. Our nation was built on the concept of limited government, and government's tendency is to grow unless it is constrained. Governor's FY17 Budget...
Taxes

Taxes

While the tax reform of 2012 positioned our traditional industries to be very competitive nationally and internationally, Georgia must focus now on building upon its strong entrepreneurial spirit, strong research universities and high tech leadership...
Transportation

Transportation

Traffic congestion, while inconvenient, is a sign of a thriving economy. Georgia must focus its transportation planning on increasing mobility for individuals and building upon the success of our ports and our international airport. How should Atlanta...
Welfare Reform

Welfare Reform

A conservative vision for social justice The path to responsibility can start with a broom and a paycheck
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