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Georgia Needs Direct Care Now

By Hal C. Scherz The Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed with the promise of decreasing the high costs of health care and increasing access to care by making health care insurance more affordable. Almost six years later, it appears thataaa

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Caution Recommended on Sales Tax Increase for Rail Transit

A new quarter-penny sales tax for transit could build one heavy-rail extension that would lock up transit funding and lock in an aging technology for the foreseeable future and take more than 100 years to pay off.

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Friday Facts: January 29, 2016

It’s Friday!  Then and Now Did you know? In 1991, the year the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, there were 7.5 million cellphone users across the nation. One year later, the number surpassed 10 million and the first commercialaaa

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Five Reasons for Education Optimism in Georgia

Choice, standards and online learning help move Georgia students forward.

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Quotes Foundation on Ga. Transportation

” … putting more buses in managed lanes would be far more cost-effective.”

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Checking Up On Health: January 26, 2016

Uber for health care, celebrity deaths, palliative care and health care numbers.

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Commentary: Cost-Benefit Analysis in Transportation Can be Misleading

A number of reforms that would improve the estimates of the costs and benefits of transportation projects.

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Friday Facts: January 22, 2016

When it comes to charitable giving, Americans are No. 1!

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Comparing Education Funding and Student Achievement among States

The statistics may surprise you.

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Friday Facts January 15, 2016

Free the Beer; A Streetcar still struggling; upcoming events

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