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Noel Khalil at 2014 GPPF Annual Dinner. By Mike Klein Noel Khalil’s father had a sixth grade education and he drove a truck.  His mother worked days as a keyboard operator, earned her high school diploma at night, and when the family needed more income she got a job in real estate.  They would retire as millionaires but more important than any dollars or cents is the work ethic they instilled in three children. “They taught us the value of work and the value of being responsible,” Khalil said at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 2014 annual dinner.  “My mother let me know it wasn’t an issue of whether I was going to college; it was where you are going… View Article

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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