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Friday Facts: May 17, 2019

BMI, LEDs and EVs.

Friday Facts: May 10, 2019

Higher ed student loans, campus consolidation

Foundation Adds Development Associate Kennedy Atkins to Staff

Kennedy Atkins has joined the Georgia Public Policy Foundation as a Development Associate and will focus on donor relations and outreach.

Friday Facts: May 3, 2019

Unintended consequences of the war on opioids

Friday Facts: April 25, 2019

How are education reform efforts working out?

Friday Facts: April 19, 2019

Taxes, transportation, opportunity

Friday Facts: April 12, 2019

Tax facts and myths.

Legislature 2019 a Promising Start to Georgia’s Biennial Session

The 2019 legislative session opens with lots of fresh faces in both the House and the Senate. Turnover always breeds uncertainty, but also presents an opportunity.

Friday Facts: April 5, 2019

Second Chance Month events and opportunities

Friday Facts: March 29, 2019

Nuclear support, ride-share’s role, health-care waivers.

Friday Facts: March 22, 2019

Events, Education, Transportation

Friday Facts: March 15, 2019

It’s Friday! Quotes of note “The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.” – Patrick Henry “Equal laws protecting equal rights; the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.” – James Madison “The Trump administration just delivered a massive budget to Congress. A look at the numbers and the talking points drafted to defend it confirms that budgets favor politics over policy. This also confirms that it really doesn’t really matter who is in … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: March 8, 2018

What do Millennials want?

The Economics of Building a Voucher or ESA Program in Georgia

The political success of vouchers and ESAs hinges on persuading opponents that these programs won’t deprive schools of needed funding for the remaining students.

Friday Facts: March 1, 2019

Opportunities in school choice

Friday Facts: February 22, 2019

It’s Friday! Events March 21: “Shining a Light on Government,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast with Richard Belcher of WSB-TV in celebration of Sunshine Week. Thursday, March 21, at the Georgian Club in Cobb County. $30. Information and registration here. May 23: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon with David French of National Review on Thursday, May 23, at the Georgian Club in Cobb County. Details to follow. Quotes of note “The national debt is the government’s formal commitment to repay its creditors. But Uncle Sam has many … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: February 15, 2019

It’s Friday! Events March 21: “Shining a Light on Government,” a Leadership Breakfast with Richard Belcher of WSB-TV in celebration of Sunshine Week on Thursday, March 21, at the Georgian Club in Cobb County. $30. Information and registration here. May 23: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon with David French of National Review on Thursday, May 23, at the Georgian Club in Cobb County. Details to follow. Quotes of note “Every citizen owes to the country a vigilant watch and close scrutiny of its public servants and a … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: February 8, 2019

It’s Friday! Honors For the second consecutive year, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has been named one of the world’s “Best Independent Think Tanks” by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The Foundation is just one of three state-based, free-market think tanks ranked in that category in the 2018 Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report, compiled annually by the program and published last week. Help keep us there by supporting us financially!  Click here. Quotes of note  “We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not … Continue Reading →

Foundation Named to Global ‘Best Independent Think Tanks’ List

Foundation makes global ‘Best Independent Think Tanks’ List for second consecutive year!

Friday Facts: February 1, 2019

Energy, education and economic freedom