Dave Roever to Speak at Callaway Gardens Saturday, April 14

Do you want to be inspired and be a part of something big for our military? Then you should sign up to hear Dave Roever speak at the Georgia Warrior Alliance dinner on Saturday, April 14 at Callaway Gardens. Dave Roever, a decorated veteran who was critically injured in Vietnam, is one of the most powerful motivational speakers of our time. He has dedicated his life to helping other “wounded warriors.” Proceeds for the dinner will benefit the Georgia Warrior Alliance (GWA), co-founded by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The … Continue Reading →

Register Now for ‘Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity,’ April 26 Foundation Leadership Breakfast

Atlanta – Have you registered yet? The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s next Leadership Breakfast, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, features two legislators at the forefront of the bipartisan campaign for school choice in Georgia: Rep. Jan Jones, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives, and Georgia House Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan, speaking on, “Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity.” The event at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will provide an overview of the education issues addressed by the Legislature in 2012 and what lies ahead. The Georgia General … Continue Reading →

Foundation Shares Free-market Links to Supreme Court Hearing on Federal Health Law

Atlanta – Next week is huge for the 26-state coalition challenging the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s Patient Protection and Affordability Act, and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens will be among the handful of people in Washington on Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court hearing. On Thursday, Olens updated attendees at a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast on the litigation. To view his videotaped speech on the Foundation’s YouTube channel, click here. To watch Foundation Senior Fellow Ronald E. Bachman discuss state-focused solutions during the same event, click here. … Continue Reading →

Register Now for March 22 ‘Georgia Health Care Update’ By AG Sam Olens, Health Care Expert Ron Bachman

Atlanta – On Thursday, March 22, just days before the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care law and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide an important “Georgia Health Care Update” at an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Seats are filling fast; reserve yours now by registering online by March 20 at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk for the event, which will cost $25 to attend. … Continue Reading →

Register by Today for Wednesday Event With PayPal Co-founder Rod Martin

Atlanta – The deadline is today to register to attend “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast keynoted by PayPal co-founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online at at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for his role as a senior member of the startup team at PayPal.com. PayPal, the … Continue Reading →

Foundation Releases Issue Analysis on Georgia Criminal Justice Reform

Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation today released an Issue Analysis on criminal justice reform, “Peach State Criminal Justice: Controlling Costs, Protecting the Public.” The Issue Analysis, by Marc Levin and Vikrant Reddy, reviews the recommendations made by the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians and discusses how commonsense adjustments to the criminal justice system have assisted other states in ensuring public safety, holding offenders accountable and controlling corrections costs. The authors are senior policy advisors to Right on Crime, a national initiative led by the Center … Continue Reading →

Register Now for Feb. 22 Leadership Breakfast with PayPal Co-founder Rod Martin

Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, time is running out to sign up to attend ” Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast keynoted by PayPal co-founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online by Monday, February 20, at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for … Continue Reading →

Right on Crime Launches Criminal Justice Reform Initiative Today in Georgia

Atlanta — Right on Crime will launch a state-based effort in Georgia via a teleconference today at 11:00 a.m. The nationwide initiative, which is endorsed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese, aims to educate lawmakers about the commonsense criminal justice reforms that have cut crime and cut costs in states like Texas. During the teleconference, Right on Crime will outline effective and data-driven reforms that could benefit Georgia as the state’s Criminal Justice Reform Council … Continue Reading →