March 18, 2022 • Foundation News
It’s Friday! Quotes of note“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges or […]
March 17, 2022 • State Affairs
Georgia state officials this month quietly shed more than $150 million in Russian assets from the state’s pension systems, as scrutiny over U.S. states’ investments mounted amid Russia’s full-scale invasion […]
March 15, 2022 • Atlanta Journal-Constitution
It took eight days for a $1 billion tax cut to transform from an idea announced at a press conference to a measure that won passage in the Georgia House. […]
March 9, 2022 • Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Georgia House on Wednesday backed a proposal chamber leaders introduced only last week to lower the state’s income tax rate and raise the standard exemption, estimating the moves would […]
January 25, 2022 • In The Press
Georgia has filed suit against the Biden administration, demanding the state be allowed to impose a work and activity requirement for some Georgians in order to qualify for Medicaid insurance. […]
January 12, 2022 • Foundation News
When you last heard from me, I was preparing for open-heart surgery.
December 20, 2021 • Foundation News
The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is saddened to hear of the December 19 passing of Johnny Isakson, who was not only a national political titan but a longtim
November 19, 2021 • Foundation News
For many Georgians, 2021 has been a trying follow-up to a traumatizing 2020. But there’s still much to be thankful for.
November 11, 2021 • Foundation News
I still remember the voicemail, four years later: I have some bad news. You need surgery.
October 15, 2021 • Foundation News
The past year has been a public policy whirlwind, with COVID-19 affecting where we work and how our children get an education, a winter deep freeze in the Deep
September 27, 2021 • Foundation News
What follows is an excerpt from President Kyle Wingfield’s remarks at the opening of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Dinner on September
September 15, 2021 • Foundation News
President Joe Biden this past week said federal agencies will begin requiring employers with as few as 100 employees to mandate their workers get vaccinated aga
September 9, 2021 • Foundation News
The holiday honoring workers stems from the Industrial Revolution, when working conditions in America’s burgeoning assortment of factories, mills and mines came
August 31, 2021 • Foundation News
Few things loom as large over the Southern calendar as college football. Weddings are scheduled around it, vacations are planned for it, millions and millions o
August 25, 2021 • Foundation News
I’m talking about the Georgia Milestones exams given last spring, the state’s year-end standardized tests. Georgia students – or at least the ones who took the
August 19, 2021 • Foundation News
Covid infections are back on the rise. Georgia’s seven-day moving average of cases as of last Friday was 17 times higher than in late June, when it hit the lowe
August 18, 2021 • Foundation News
A perennial argument against programs to expand educational options is that students wouldn’t receive enough to pay for private-school tuition.
August 12, 2021 • Foundation News
Government has not covered itself in glory during the pandemic. Perhaps nothing illustrates this better than the eviction moratorium.
July 28, 2021 • Foundation News
Credit where credit is due: Some school leaders aren’t complaining about the small amount of state money cut from their budgets, but are instead moving forward
July 21, 2021 • Foundation News
s, it’s worth remembering just how far we’ve come from a low point. The state’s revenue report this past week is such an occasion.
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