What’s the Biggest Problem Facing Schools Today?

The problems that often get the most attention in the media are not paramount in the minds of adults.

Georgia Blazes a Trail with a Bold Healthcare Plan

Between them, Governor Brian Kemp’s proposals would make coverage more affordable for all uninsured Georgians and many who are insured, not only those covered by expanding Medicaid.

A Conservative Vision for Social Justice

What barriers do America’s poor face in moving up and out of poverty, and what proven principles should inform our policies for the poor?

Georgians Have Many Reasons to Give Thanks

In a year of landmark policy successes, the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum was a reminder of how far Georgia has come and how much Georgians have to be grateful for.

Zoning Regulations Hinder Housing Affordability

Fair housing policy should protect Americans from discrimination when purchasing or renting a home – but it also means making sure they can afford that home.

Georgia Rail Passenger Program

The Georgia Rail Passenger Program consists of a comprehensive plan for two distinct kinds of rail transportation: commuter and intercity trains, and proposed high-speed rail systems.

Good News on Georgia Economic Freedom and Opportunity

An annual, international analysis ranks Georgia sixth in the nation for economic freedom, up one position from last year.

Shining a Light on the Administrative State

In total, roughly 20 states have initiated some form of red tape cutting effort in recent years.

Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA)

GRTA is a state-level authority that addresses mobility and air quality in metro Atlanta. GRTA approves the allocation of state and federal transportation resources in metro Atlanta via the Atlanta Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the federally-required planning process that allocates funds to the highest-priority, near-term transportation projects.

A Home Run for School Choice from ‘Miss Virginia’

By Andrew Wimer

Andrew Wimer

Imagine sitting in a Congressional hearing room listening to testimony from one of your opponents, a public high school principal. He tells the collected members of the House of Representatives that…

Leaving Cities: Millennials Aren’t Too Cool for School

Millennials are continuing their parents' pattern of leaving cities when their children reach school age.

Bus Rapid Transit Shows Promise

The US DOT and FTA seek new ways to design and operate high capacity Bus Rapid Transit systems as an alternative to building Light Rail systems that often prove to be more expensive and less effective and solving congestion.

Occupational Licensing, an Issue Overdue for Review

Georgia falls short in many aspects of occupational licensing, and the Georgians First Commission may be just what the state needs to spearhead improvement.

Interpreting Graduation Rates: Not as Easy as ABC

The method may be consistent across states, but a “graduate” is not.

Bus Rapid Transit – Faster and Less Expensive than Light Rail

For years, the U.S. public transit industry has exhibited a clear preference for light rail systems even where bus systems could perform more effectively and at lower cost.

The Search for Civility and Civil Society

Today, instead of uniting behind common goals, many Americans wallow in their differences.

The Empty Promise of ‘Democratic’ Socialism

While there are countries that have reduced income inequality by using taxation to redistribute wealth, this robbing from the rich and giving to the poor paradigm has proven unsustainable.

Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets and the rule of law.

Federal Tax Reform Opens Opportunities for Georgia and for Rural Georgia

Most experts agree that recent federal tax reforms will put pressure on high tax states to either reduce taxes or continue to lose residents fleeing to lower tax states.

Going from Trees-R-Us to Trees-Or-Us

Trees are ubiquitous. Most of us love them; a few hate them. Homeowners can be ambivalent, at least about some trees. Modern cities are fixated on trees.