Events, Education, Transportation
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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 →
What do Millennials want?
Opportunities in school choice
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 →
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 →
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 →
Energy, education and economic freedom
The uninsured, the uninformed and the most improved.
Government shutdowns and startups and 3D printing a spinal cord.
Taxes, Transparency, Transportation and more.
Telehealth, transparency, who’s moving where.
Taxes, gas and gasoline and the Foundation’s top 10!
Sharing economy, Health care, FIRST STEP Act
It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “Each of us can be happier, and America will start to heal, when we become the kind neighbors and generous friends we wish we had.” – Arthur Brooks “Federal power is increasingly based on the power of the purse and regulation. While the number of federal employees has not grown rapidly in recent years, the share of government spending controlled by the federal government – but often distributed through states and localities – has risen from 3 percent of GDP in 1900 to almost 22 … Continue Reading →
Health care policy, road diets and cause vs. correlation.
A Giving Georgia!
The 12 Days of Christmas and the feds’ final days of the the fiscal year.
From Amazon to Health Care