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Economic Freedom: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

 By Benita Dodd

COVID-19’s impact is not yet evident in the 2021 “Economic Freedom of the World” report by Canada’s Fraser Institute published September 14. The 2021 rankings are based on 2019 data, the most comprehensive available. Given the global impact…

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Friday Facts: September 24, 2021

It’s Friday!  Memory Lane Were you there? Thirty years of Policy Over Politics: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation celebrated its 30th anniversary on September 16 at the Georgia Aquarium with nearly 250 friends and supporters. Watch what some of our dearest friends said about 30 years of Changing Georgia Policy. Quotes of note “Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up. “ – Oliver Wendell Holmes “Your corn is ripe today; mine will be so tomorrow. ‘Tis profitable for us both, that … Continue Reading →

30 Years of Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives

By Benita Dodd

It was 30 years ago that a group of Georgia’s business leaders, inspired by the success of the Heritage Foundation’s influence on the Reagan administration’s policy agenda, decided it was time to replicate the approach at the state…

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. July 9: New Express Lanes to Ease Taxpayer Toll, by Benita Dodd Capitalizing on the success of existing toll projects, the GDOT has unveiled its most promising plan yet to improve mobility and increase capacity on I-285. … Continue Reading →