By Benita M. Dodd Since 2010, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has invited some of the nation’s brightest and best experts to Atlanta to share forward-thinking proposals on ways for Georgia’s legislators and policymakers to tackle challenges the state faces, using practical, limited-government, state-specific approaches. Through the years, the Foundation’s annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum has targeted issues as diverse – and sometimes interwoven – as criminal justice, education, healthcare, poverty, privatization, transportation, taxes and the tri-state water wars. Each forum plays on Georgia’s motto of “Wisdom, Justice, Moderation,” and … Continue Reading →
It’s Friday! Events September 18: Register by Monday to attend “License to Work,” a Foundation noon Policy Briefing Luncheon with the Georgians First Commission task force, focused on occupational licensing reforms. The Savannah Golf Club in Savannah. Register here. September 24: America’s Future Foundation and DonorTrust’s Novus Society seek to engage young professionals, entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the liberty movement. They host “Who Killed Civil Society?” a luncheon event in Atlanta featuring Howard Husock, vice president at the Manhattan Institute. $10. Information, registration here. September 26: “The Student-Loan Debt Dilemma” … Continue Reading →
Upcoming Events – including “License to Work” in Savannah on September 18. Plus updates on Education, Pension Reform and Healthcare.
Spam, scooters and school choice.
Autonomous driving, robot nurses and Atlanta’s wealth of surveillance cameras.
Middle class on Medicaid?
Mission creep, budget cuts and business-friendly
The middle class is shrinking?
No sales tax holiday, renewable energy and declining opioid prescriptions.
“Election Integrity: Facts, Fraud and Fiction,” a policy briefing with Heritage Senior Legal Fellow Hans von Spakovsky.
Chronic loneliness, skipping vacation and ‘Medicare for All’
Southern ‘poverty,’ high-cost higher-ed, nebulous ‘character’ definitions
Save your seat, save some money with Early Bird registration!
We provide a summary of Georgia laws taking effect July 1, 2019.
Wildlife comes to town, ride sharing services offer help to transit agencies and troubling criminal justice data.
Extra testing time, transit ridership data and fading confidence in the federal government.
Nuclear energy, the cost of ER visits and same race role models in education.
Now is an especially important time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the greatest generation during World War II.
Hurricanes and helium and healthcare, oh my!
We have a date for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum!