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Friday Facts: October 18, 2019

It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “Retirement affords reflection. … I have had time to explore much of Georgia that the demands of a work life wouldn’t allow. I have seen … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 11, 2019

It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “Americans chose a free enterprise system designed to provide equality of opportunity, not compel equality of results. And that is why this is only place … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 4, 2019

Just 18% of U.S. households have enough liquid assets to cover the cost of a new car, The Wall Street Journal reports.   It’s Friday! Events November 15: The agenda is online for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, which features nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders on issues affecting Georgia: education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation. Registration is $100 for the daylong event on Friday, November 15, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. Quotes of note  “In proportion … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 27, 2019

Transportation, Opportunity, Healthcare, Education and Taxes & Spending

Friday Facts: September 20, 2019

Updates on energy and environment, education, and healthcare.

2019 Legislative Policy Forum Aims to Mobilize Georgia

Since 2010, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has invited some of the nation’s brightest and best experts to Atlanta to share forward-thinking proposals on ways for Georgia’s legislators and policymakers to tackle challenges the state faces, using practical, limited-government, state-specific approaches.

Through the years, the Foundation’s annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum has targeted issues as diverse – and sometimes interwoven – as criminal justice, education, healthcare, poverty, privatization, transportation, taxes and the tri-state water wars. Each forum plays on Georgia’s motto of “Wisdom, Justice, Moderation,” and this year is no exception. The theme for the 2019 forum, on November 15 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, is “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.”

Friday Facts: September 13, 2019

It’s Friday! Events September 18: Register by Monday to attend “License to Work,” a Foundation noon Policy Briefing Luncheon with the Georgians First Commission task force, focused on occupational licensing reforms. The Savannah Golf Club in Savannah. Register here. September 24: America’s Future Foundation and DonorTrust’s Novus Society seek to engage young professionals, entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the liberty movement. They host “Who Killed Civil Society?” a luncheon event in Atlanta featuring Howard Husock, vice president at the Manhattan Institute. $10. Information, registration here. September 26: “The Student-Loan Debt Dilemma” … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 6, 2019

Upcoming Events – including “License to Work” in Savannah on September 18. Plus updates on Education, Pension Reform and Healthcare.

Friday Facts: August 30, 2019

Spam, scooters and school choice.

Friday Facts: August 23, 2019

Autonomous driving, robot nurses and Atlanta’s wealth of surveillance cameras.

Friday Facts: August 16, 2019

Middle class on Medicaid?

Friday Facts: August 9, 2019

Mission creep, budget cuts and business-friendly

Friday Facts: August 2, 2019

The middle class is shrinking?

Friday Facts: July 26, 2019

No sales tax holiday, renewable energy and declining opioid prescriptions.

Media Advisory: Heritage’s Hans von Spakovsky Talks Election Integrity Aug. 27

“Election Integrity: Facts, Fraud and Fiction,” a policy briefing with Heritage Senior Legal Fellow Hans von Spakovsky.

Friday Facts: July 19, 2019

Chronic loneliness, skipping vacation and ‘Medicare for All’

Friday Facts: July 12, 2019

Southern ‘poverty,’ high-cost higher-ed, nebulous ‘character’ definitions

Friday Facts: June 28, 2019

Save your seat, save some money with Early Bird registration!

Laws Taking Effect July 1, 2019

We provide a summary of Georgia laws taking effect July 1, 2019.

Friday Facts: June 21, 2019

Wildlife comes to town, ride sharing services offer help to transit agencies and troubling criminal justice data.