Georgia 1332 report by AEG/Wilson Partners

Two recommendations for health care innovation in Georgia.

Managed Lanes, The Untolled Story

Since the opening of the reversible express toll lanes on I-75 and I-575, enough commuters are choosing to pay the tolls that it’s making an enormous difference to traffic flow in the general-purpose lanes.

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?

An Education on Public Charter Schools in Georgia

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Still Asking for Whom Georgia’s Roads are Tolled?

Automobiles heading north in the toll lanes along I-75 encountered no delays on April 27, while traffic in the general-purpose lanes crawled for miles because of construction delays.

By Benita M. Dodd

The toll lanes are coming! The toll lanes are…

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.

AEI Brief: The Evolution of Career and Technical Education

A new paper by Nat Malkus of the American Enterprise Institute examines “The evolution of career and technical education: 1982–2013.”

Key Points

As vocational education has evolved into career and technical education (CTE) over the past several decades, it has progressed away…

Fighting Fire with Fire

Last fall, headlines blared the deadly conflagration in the West that scorched hundreds of thousands of acres and tens of thousands of homes. And, of course, many blamed climate change for what was seen as an increasing trend.

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.

Climate Change Agreements: Solutions in Search of a Problem

Earth Day arrives again on April 22, and along with it the also-predictable heated rhetoric by climate change alarmists who bolster their claims with articles and opinions and state, “Facts matter,” or, “Science matters.”

Georgia Needs an Earnest Effort at Tax Reform

Nearly a decade ago, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue created the Georgia Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness, “to examine the tax code of Georgia, review it for fairness, and then recommend a new tax structure that would be as growth-friendly and as job-friendly as we could make it.”

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.

The Truth About Education Scholarship Accounts

Educational scholarship accounts (ESAs, also referred to as educational savings accounts) provide parents who remove their children from public schools with money each year that can be used to pay private school tuition, buy materials for home schooling, pay tutors, or cover a variety of other educational expenses.

ESA Trailblazer Arizona Paves Way, Provides Lessons for States

K-12 education has been slowly evolving to become more diverse, pluralistic and dynamic. Education scholarship accounts (ESAs, also known as education savings accounts) represent the next step for Georgia to modernize K-12.

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.

Gwinnett Has Time to Do Transit Right

Transit expansion advocates in Gwinnett County blame timing and the special election date for the failure of the transit referendum, but vow to continue their efforts until transit expansion is approved.

Gwinnett Transit Vote a Mixed Bag

Before Gwinnett County voters even decide whether their transit plan leaves the station, it will cost taxpayers almost $770,000. That’s the cost of holding the election on March 19 instead of during last November’s general election.

Reason Foundation

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Give Georgia’s Students Choices, Not Excuses

There’s enough pie for everyone to have a slice, despite the zero-summers’ protests. Now we have evidence they have it exactly backward: School choice can actually lower public school districts’ costs by more than the amount they stand to lose in funding due to choice programs.

AJC.com Publishes Op-ed on ESAs by Foundation’s Kyle Wingfield

Maureen Downey’s “Get Schooled” blog on AJC.com published, “Opinion: New study suggests vouchers may help Georgia public schools,” an op-ed by Kyle Wingfield, president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, on March 3, 2019. The op-ed is published below. Access the…