Georgia’s Distance is No Protection from Coronavirus Fallout

Reports Thursday of the first human-to-human transmission of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus in the United States are a stark reminder of the vulnerability of this nation and this state to global incidents.

No Reason to Call Off the Tax Cut Promised to Georgians

Don't misconstrue this shift in WHEN people pay their taxes as a shift in HOW MUCH tax people are paying.

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.

Don’t Stand in the Way of Georgia Families’ Education Options

The hard-fought campaign to give Georgia families greater choice in how their children are educated is far from over.

A Job for Government

Georgia’s unemployment rate may be at record levels, but not so much the state’s employment-to-population ratio, which is the percentage of the working-age population (age 16 to 64) employed.

Governor’s Road Improvement Program (GRIP)

The Governor’s Road Improvement Program (GRIP) is a system of economic development highways that, when complete, will connect 95 percent of Georgia cities with populations of 2,500 or more to the Interstate Highway System.

Regional Transit Plan A Veritable Smorgasbord for ATLanta

As it oversees at regional cooperation and collaboration, the ATL must avoid the “insanity” definition: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
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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.

Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicles (GARVEEs)

In the broadest sense, a GARVEE is a type of anticipation vehicle, which are securities (debt instruments) issued when moneys are anticipated from a specific source to advance the upfront funding of a particular need.

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.

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.

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

FTA provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. FTA also oversees safety measures and helps develop next-generation technology research.

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.

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.

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

BTS is the preeminent source of statistics on commercial aviation, multimodal freight activity, and transportation economics, and provides context to decision makers and the public for understanding statistics on transportation.

Shining a Light on the Administrative State

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

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…

U.S. DOT Highway Statistics

The Highway Statistics Series consists of annual reports containing analyzed statistical information on motor fuel, motor vehicle registrations, driver licenses, highway user taxation, highway mileage, travel and highway finance.

Leaving Cities: Millennials Aren’t Too Cool for School

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

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.