Friday Facts: November 1, 2019

It’s Friday!  Volunteer. Donate. Review. Thanks to our supporters for helping the Georgia Public Policy Foundation earn its 2019 badge as a Great Nonprofits’ “Top-Rated Nonprofit,” the second consecutive year we’ve achieved this honor. Click here to read reviews of the Foundation!   Events It’s just two weeks away! The 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, featuring five think tanks, five policy issues and nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders, takes place November 15.  Learn about education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation opportunities for Georgia. Registration is $100 for the … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 25, 2019

It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. January 28: Save the date! The Foundation’s Freedom Award Dinner, honoring a Georgian who has contributed greatly to liberty in our state, will be held Tuesday, January 28, … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 18, 2019

It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “Retirement affords reflection. … I have had time to explore much of Georgia that the demands of a work life wouldn’t allow. I have seen … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 11, 2019

It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “Americans chose a free enterprise system designed to provide equality of opportunity, not compel equality of results. And that is why this is only place … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 4, 2019

Just 18% of U.S. households have enough liquid assets to cover the cost of a new car, The Wall Street Journal reports.   It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “In proportion … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 27, 2019

Transportation, Opportunity, Healthcare, Education and Taxes & Spending

Friday Facts: September 20, 2019

Updates on energy and environment, education, and healthcare.

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.

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!

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.