May 19, 2022 • Blog

Is it Time to Shake Up Primaries?

The beauty of our electoral system is that it has room for innovation within certain parameters. Here's one way to experiment.

April 27, 2022 • Blog

Economic Rankings Provide Motivation to States

Florida leads Georgia in the rankings for 2022. So does (gulp) Tennessee. Relax, fellow Bulldogs. I’m not talking about college football, nor do I mean the Gators or the Volunteers. […]


April 7, 2022 • Blog

Gold Dome Turnover

You can find politicians who stay in office too long, but you won’t find many of them in the Georgia General Assembly.




January 7, 2022 • Blog

2022 Legislative Session Readies for Kickoff

The 2022 legislative session will begin on Monday, January 10, under a cloud of uncertainty: Will Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs finally defeat the Alabam

December 31, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: December 31, 2021

In celebration of the Foundation's 30th anniversary in 2021, the Friday Facts included "a trip down Memory Lane," with photographs, news clips and articles thro

December 20, 2021 • Foundation News

Foundation Mourns Passing of Johnny Isakson

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


December 3, 2021

Friday Facts: December 03, 2021

In the early days of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, even public charter school choice was needlessly limited in Georgia, as this 1996 article demonstrate

November 26, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 26, 2021

All the president’s men: At the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 30th anniversary dinner in September, our photographer captured the attending presidents who

November 5, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 05, 2021

Noel Khalil, founder and CEO of Columbia Residential and Columbia Ventures, died October 25 after a long illness.


October 28, 2021 • Blog

Lawmakers Target the Middle Class

A pithy answer was attributed to Willie Sutton for why he robbed banks: “Because that’s where the money is.”

October 22, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: October 22, 2021

Since its earliest days, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has stood for limited government, personal responsibility and individual initiative.

October 15, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: October 15, 2021

From privatization to public-private partnerships to express toll lanes, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has never shied away from market-based proposals t


October 8, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: October 8, 2021

A public service that made its debut in 1996 thanks to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was the innovative Report Card on Georgia’s public schools, highligh

September 17, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: September 17, 2021

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation marked 30 years of “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives” with a dinner celebration Thursday night at the Geo

August 27, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 27, 2021

The mayor of Orlando has asked city residents to conserve water to help preserve liquid oxygen for medical use for covid patients, according to NBC News. Liquid

August 13, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 13, 2021

Soon after it was established in 1991, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation created the W.A.S.T.E. Award, an ignominious recognition of the Tax Day deadline tha


August 6, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 06, 2021

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s first luncheon briefing was in October 1993, two years after the Foundation was established.


July 30, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 30, 2021

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s most popular publication, the Friday Facts, has evolved over the decades from a one-page facsimile sent to the Foundation

July 23, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 23, 2021

Sometimes, the wheels of change turn exceedingly slow. As early as 1992 (right) – one year after the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was founded – and as recen

July 16, 2021 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 16, 2021

Housing affordability was one of the earliest policy challenges that drew the attention of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, as this 1992 commentary demonst

April 9, 2021 • Commentary

2020’s Baggage Weighs Down 2021 Legislative Session

The 2021 Georgia legislative session began with a sense of uncertainty as the aftermath of November’s election and the COVID-19 pandemic carried over well into