Foundation Video Archive

All new videos produced by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation are posted to our YouTube channel.  This file primarily contains archive material that migrated to YouTube.  Some video products are located on other media websites and are clearly marked below.

“An Update on the Nuclear Renaissance,” featuring CASEnergy Co-Chair Dr. Patrick Moore. (February 6, 2012) Watch on YouTube.

Lawmakers features Kelly McCutchen discussing the 2012 budget (January 25, 2012).  Watch on YouTube.

“Breaking Down Barriers to High Quality Education in Georgia,” featuring Lisa Kelly, president of the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program;  Dean Alford, president and chief executive officer of Allied Energy Services, and Lisa Gillis, president of Integrated Educational Strategies. (January 25, 2012).  Watch on YouTube.

“Portland: Model or Maverick?” featuring John Charles, President and CEO of Oregon’s Cascade Policy Institute, discussing whether metro Atlanta’s leaders are embracing a workable model when they advocate Portland’s approach to land use and transportation. (December 14, 2011).  Watch on YouTube.

“The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America’s Future” with Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute. (May 13, 2011).  Watch on YouTube.

“Getting the Funding You Want for the Transportation You Need” with Samuel Staley, Ph.D., director of urban growth and land use policy at Reason Foundation. (April 19, 2011).  Watch on YouTube.   View the powerpoint

“School Choice and Lessons for Education Reform in Georgia” with keynote speaker Jay Greene. (March 5, 2011).  Watch on YouTube.

Lawmakers features Kelly McCutchen and Rep. Michey Channell discussing tax reform (March 3, 2011).   Watch on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s website.   (The ten-minute interview starts around halfway through the broadcast.

Kelly McCutchen discusses the state budget on Prime Time Politics (Feb. 4, 2011).  Watch on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s website.

“Fixing Healthcare: Why Medical Malpractice Reform is Essential for Georgia” featuring Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Former Georgia Public Policy Foundation Board Chair and current (2013) Georgia Public Health Commissioner; Josh Belinfante, Partner at RobbinsFreed; and Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow & Manager of the Civil Justice Reform Initiative at The Heritage Foundation. (February 2, 2011) Watch on YouTube: Brenda Fitzgerald | Josh Belinfante | Hans von Spakovsky / View Powerpoint Presentations: Brenda Fitzgerald | Josh Belinfante

“Health Care Prognosis and Prognostications” featuring Rep. Tom Price and Grace-Marie Turner, President of the Galen Institute. (February 4, 2011) Watch on YouTube: Rep. Tom Price | Grace-Marie Turner | Audience Questions

“ABCs+D = The Virtual Success of Digital Learning” featuring Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers. (December 7, 2010) Watch

Videos from our 2010 Legislative Policy Briefing including the Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore, Gov. Bob Wise and 10 policy panels. Watch (scroll to the bottom of the page)

Fox 5 News features a debate on school choice between Kelly McCutchen and Rep. Roger Bruce. (September 2, 2010) Watch

“A PPP Conversion: An Australian Leader’s Road from Foe to Friend of Tolls” featuring Bob Carr, former Premier of New South Wales. (May 14, 2010) Watch

“The Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy” featuring Larry Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education and president emeritus of the Mackinac Center. (April 27, 2010) Watch

“Thinking Outside the Cell: Solutions for Public Safety, Victims & Taxpayers,” featuring Marc A. Levin, Director of the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. (April 13, 2010) View the powerpoint

Kelly McCutchen addresses the Defending the American Dream Conference sponsored by Americans for Prosperity. The panel on state, local and federal finances was moderated by Benita Dodd. (March 27, 2010)Watch

“All Things Considered” features Kelly McCutchen and Alan Essig discussing Georgia’s budget situation. (March 31, 2010. Listen

WSB TV report on Lt. Governor’s Budget Task Force. The Foundation was one of seven organizations represented on the Task Force that produced 50 recommendations for savings estimated at more than $3 billion. (March 16, 2010) Watch

Kelly McCutchen on GPB’s Lawmakers show discusses the state budget, opportunities for cost reductions and reasons why the bed tax and the tobacco tax are poor tax policy. (February 17, 2010) Watch

“The Changing Climate of Climate Change” featuring Paul Chesser, director of Climate Strategies Watch. (February 11, 2010) Watch

WABE’s Denis O’Hayer interviews Kelly McCutchen on NPR’s All Things Considered program about proposed Medicaid expansion and its impact on Georgia. Listen

“A Toolkit For The Budget-Conscious Government” featuring Leonard Gilroy, Director of Government Reform at Reason Foundation. (January 26, 2010) Watch

“Preparing for the Exaflood: How State Telecom Policy Impacts Economic Growth” featuring George Gilder. (January 7, 2010)Watch

Audio and powerpoint of presentation by Scott Hodge, President of the Tax Foundation, on “Taxes, Competitiveness and Georgia’s Business Climate.” View

“Moving Ahead on Mobility in Georgia” featuring Robert Poole, the Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at the Reason Foundation. (December 10, 2009) Watch

“Generating Job for Georgia” featuring Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond. (November 18, 2009) Watch

“Legislative Briefing – Looking Ahead to 2010” featuring Sen. Jack Hill and Rep. Jerry Keen. (December 1, 2009) Watch

Kelly McCutchen discusses education policy on the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s annual Policy Panel in the Georgia-Pacific Auditorium in Atlanta. The Policy Panel was moderated by Atlanta Journal-Constitution Editorial Editor Andre Jackson. Jackson was joined by Andrew Broy, Associate Superintendent, Policy and Charter Schools, Georgia Department of Education; Sally FitzGerald, League of Women Voters of Georgia; Cindy Loe, Superintendent, Fulton County School System; Kelly McCutchen, President, Georgia Public Policy Foundation; and Danny Shoy, Jr., Senior Program Officer, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.
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“The Passionate Entrepreneur” radio show features Kelly McCutchen discussing “How Can We Rebuild the US Economy?” (October 23, 2009) Listen (MP3)

Kelly McCutchen critiques stimulus funding of the arts on WATL/Channel 11 feature. (September 16, 2009)Watch View transcript

“The Case for Clean Energy” featuring Christine Todd Whitman, former EPA administrator and New Jersey Governor. (September 15, 2009) Watch

“The Passionate Entrepreneur” radio show features Kelly McCutchen and Michael G. Davis, president of My Georgia Doctor, Inc., discussing health care reform. (September 4, 2009) Listen (MP3)

WSB features the Foundation’s No Excuses Schools. (August 24, 2009) Watch

“Milton Friedman and the Legacy He Chose,” a Leadership Breakfast celebrating the birthday of Milton Friedman featuring Dr. Ben Scafidi, the J. Whitney Bunting School of Business at Georgia College & State University, discussing why Friedman believed school choice was so imperative and why it is needed in Georgia. (July 31, 2009) Watch

“Who is Behind the ‘Global Warming’ Scam?,” featuring Lord Christopher Monckton, Chief Policy Advisor to the Science and Public Policy Institute. (July 15, 2009)
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Download Lord Monckton’s Powerpoint presentation.

“Red Hot Lies,” featuring Chris Horner, author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism.” (May 12, 2009)
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Kelly McCutchen debates Alan Essig on the pros and cons of legislation passed during the 2009 session. (May 10, 2009)
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“Update on Congress for Georgians,” featuring Congressman Lynn A. Westmoreland, United States Representative, 3rd District of Georgia. (April 16, 2009)
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“New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy Has Damaged America,” featuring author and economic historian Dr. Burt Folsom. (February 24, 2009)
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“A Statewide Transportation Vision” featuring Sam Olens, chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission, Page Siplon, executive director of the Georgia Logistics Innovation Center and Ed Crowell, president of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association. (January 9, 2009)
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Download the Foundation’s Statewide Transportation Concept Powerpoint presentation.

“Georgia’s Strategic Plan for Education,” featuring State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox.
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“The Georgia Legislature: A Look Ahead,” featuring Glenn Richardson,
Speaker, Georgia House of Representatives.
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Kelly McCutchen discusses the referenda on the November ballot on Georgia Weekly with Susan Hoffman. (This segment starts halfway through the show.)
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News coverage of the release of the Foundation’s Education Report Card, an interactive Web site that tracks, down to the penny, more than $14 billion in spending throughout Georgia’s 180 school systems and more than 2,000 schools.
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“Power, Policy & Politics: Georgia’s Energy Challenges” features Dean Alford – Allied Utility Network, Sen. Ross Tolleson – Chairman, Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee; Oscar Harper – Vice President, Nuclear Development and Resource Planning, Georgia Power Company; Suzanne Sitherwood – Senior Vice President, Southern Operations, AGL Resources, President, Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas, Florida City Gas; and Sara Banaszak, Senior Economist, American Petroleum Institute.
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“The Friedman Legacy for Freedom Event,” featuring Senator Eric Johnson’s keynote speech on school choice in Georgia, as well as a panel discussion with Senator Johnson, Jamie Self of the Center for an Educated Georgia and Gerard Robinson, President of the Black Alliance for Educational Options.
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“State of the State DOT,” featuring Gena Abraham, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation.
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“Update from the Secretary of State,” featuring Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel.
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“Transportation in Ga: Who’s in the Driver’s Seat?” Representative Vance Smith and Senator Jeff Mullis of Georgia, co-chairs of the Joint Transportation Study Committee and of their respective chambers’ transportation committees, joined Ed Crowell, president and CEO of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association, to discuss transportation policy in Georgia at the Foundation’s November Luncheon Policy Briefing.
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Georgia Public Policy Foundation Annual Dinner featuring Georgia Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson, Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson.
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Kelly McCutchen discusses proposed tax reforms during a 15-minute segment on Georgia Weekly, a weekly statewide program on Georgia Public Television hosted by Susan Hoffman.
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“Solving the Medical Mystery of Health Care Cost and Quality,” John Goodman, president and founder of the National Center for Policy Analysis and one of the foremost health care experts in the nation, discusses the fundamental economic challenges of health care reform. Policy Briefing Luncheon, August, 2007
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Foundation Chairman Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald addresses the Heritage Foundation’s Health Care Policy Forum in Atlanta on May 30, 2007
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“A Conservative Looks to the Future,” David Keene, chairman of the American Conservative Union, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots conservative lobbying organization, shares his interpretation and analysis of what’s going on in the nation’s capital. Policy Briefing Luncheon, April, 2007
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“The Miracles of Medicine,” Billy Tauzin, president and CEO of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), talks pharmaceuticals and shares his moving personal story of survival. Policy Briefing Luncheon, February 21, 2007
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“Georgia’s Tax System: A Factual Foundation for Fundamental Reform,” a policy briefing by Tax Foundation experts Jonathan Williams and Chris Atkins, January 30
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U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings on the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Law, January 30
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“Reducing Traffic Congestion in Atlanta: A Bold New Approach to Increasing Mobility,” featuring Foundation Senior Fellow Robert W. Poole, Jr., November 15
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“Path to the Presidency Series: Senator John McCain,” October 9
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President George W. Bush – Introductory Remarks on the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, September 7
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President George W. Bush – Full speech to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, September 7
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“Path to the Presidency Series: Governor Mitt Romney,” June 29
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“The Georgia Legislature: A Review and Preview,” June 1, Senator Eric Johnson
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“Morality and the Marketplace: Why Being in Business Isn’t a Bad Thing,” April 12, with the president of the Foundation for Economic Education Dr. Richard Ebeling
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“Global Perceptions of Georgia,” March 22, with Craig Lesser,
Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development
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“Education Myths,” February 21, with Manhattan Institute fellow Jay Greene
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“Privacy, Law Enforcement and Regulation: A Complex but Necessary Balance,” February 8, with former Congressman Bob Barr
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“Higher Expectations for Higher Education,” January 18, with Judge Griffin Bell
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