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2019 Legislative Policy Forum Aims to Mobilize Georgia

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 →

Friday Facts: September 13, 2019

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 →

Friday Facts: September 6, 2019

Upcoming Events – including “License to Work” in Savannah on September 18. Plus updates on Education, Pension Reform and Healthcare.

Friday Facts: August 30, 2019

Spam, scooters and school choice.

Friday Facts: August 23, 2019

Autonomous driving, robot nurses and Atlanta’s wealth of surveillance cameras.

Friday Facts: August 16, 2019

Middle class on Medicaid?

Friday Facts: August 9, 2019

Mission creep, budget cuts and business-friendly

Friday Facts: August 2, 2019

The middle class is shrinking?

Friday Facts: July 26, 2019

No sales tax holiday, renewable energy and declining opioid prescriptions.

Media Advisory: Heritage’s Hans von Spakovsky Talks Election Integrity Aug. 27

“Election Integrity: Facts, Fraud and Fiction,” a policy briefing with Heritage Senior Legal Fellow Hans von Spakovsky.

Friday Facts: July 19, 2019

Chronic loneliness, skipping vacation and ‘Medicare for All’

Friday Facts: July 12, 2019

Southern ‘poverty,’ high-cost higher-ed, nebulous ‘character’ definitions

Friday Facts: June 28, 2019

Save your seat, save some money with Early Bird registration!

Laws Taking Effect July 1, 2019

We provide a summary of Georgia laws taking effect July 1, 2019.

Friday Facts: June 21, 2019

Wildlife comes to town, ride sharing services offer help to transit agencies and troubling criminal justice data.

Friday Facts: June 14, 2019

Extra testing time, transit ridership data and fading confidence in the federal government.

Friday Facts: June 7, 2019

Nuclear energy, the cost of ER visits and same race role models in education.

Pause and Reflect on Our Hard-Won Freedom

Now is an especially important time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the greatest generation during World War II.

Friday Facts: May 31, 2019

Hurricanes and helium and healthcare, oh my!

Friday Facts: May 24, 2019

We have a date for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum!