Georgia Public Policy Foundation Joins Free-Market Coalition Asking Treasury Secretary Yellen to Respect State Powers

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is a co-signer on a letter from a coalition of organizations that was sent to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. The text is below. Dear Secretary Yellen, On March 11, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Act), which authorizes $1.9 trillion in new federal funding. The undersigned organizations are state and national think tanks, whose research and educational work, among other things, advances free-market public policy in each of our respective states. Many of the organizations signed on this … Continue Reading →

How Should the Gold Dome Spend Your Money?

By Kyle Wingfield What to do with your money is the topic this week at the Gold Dome. There is even more reason than usual to pay attention. State officials expect to have $27.2 billion for the next budget. That’s about $935 million more than they forecast for the current budget, which in turn is about $400 million more than they originally thought they’d have. Not too shabby, coming off a recession. Naturally, how to spend the increase is at the heart of budget hearings that begin Tuesday. And just … Continue Reading →