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2021 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, Rx for What Ails the State

For more than a decade, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Georgia Legislative Policy Forum has sought to tackle the most pressing issues of the day in the state. This year is no different.

Friday Facts: October 15, 2021

It’s Friday!  Memory Lane Holding water: From privatization to public-private partnerships to express toll lanes, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has never shied away from market-based proposals that have generated controversy at the time. One example is “Water Permit Transfers: Bridging The Misinformation Gap,” a study published in 2003. With the memory of a four-year drought fresh in the minds of Georgians and the state’s agricultural sector, the study proposed that  farmers be allowed to transfer their water withdrawal permits “as an opportunity to encourage balanced growth in Georgia and … Continue Reading →

Charter Schools Prove their Value to Georgia Families

By Tony Roberts

The past year-and-a-half has been eye-opening for parents. When schools closed during the spring of 2020, families were forced to evaluate whether the public schools their children attended were prepared to handle the dramatic shift to online learning…

A Waste of Money: Why are Atlanta Residents Trashing Garbage Pickup?

Many municipalities are struggling to keep up with waste management. We asked what’s happening and why residents are paying the price.

Recent Foundation Publications

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 2021 publications are listed below by date of publication. Click on a link to read. Sign up here to be added to the Foundation’s media mailing list and receive news releases, commentaries and event updates and invitations.  Click on this link  for a list of publications from 2020. September 30: Charter Schools Prove Their Value to Georgia Families, by Tony Roberts The enrollment gains experienced during the pandemic show the important role these innovative schools play in the state’s overall public school system. September 23: … Continue Reading →