Friday Facts: September 30, 2016

Join our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: August 19, 2016

It’s Friday!  Events  August 22: The registration deadline is today! Sign up now to attend, “Across the Pond: A Policy Update,” the Foundation’s noon Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club on Monday, August 22. The keynote speaker is British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford. $35. Information here; register online here. Then and now: In 1991, when the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was founded, Georgia charter school enrollment was non-existent. Today (2015) there are 325,808 Georgia students enrolled in charter schools. The Foundation celebrates 25 years in Georgia in 2016. All year, we’re … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: July 8, 2016

A federal agency is requiring “voluntary payments.”

Friday Facts: June 24, 2017

Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.

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Friday Facts: January 29, 2016

It’s Friday!  Then and Now Did you know? In 1991, the year the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, there were 7.5 million cellphone users across the nation. One year later, the number surpassed 10 million and the first commercial text message was sent. This year, smartphone users in the United States are expected to surpass 207.2 million; by 2015, text messages were at 169.3 billion a year in the United States! It’s why we’ll be launching our new Web site soon!  Events February 17: Register now for, “Georgia Criminal … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: November 6, 2015

Health care, transportation and social engineering woes.

Friday Facts: September 4, 2015

Solar power, sunset reviews and paper vs. plastic.

Friday Facts: August 27, 2015

How is school choice working for low-income and minority students?

Friday Facts: August 21, 2015

What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?

Friday Facts: August 7, 2015

What’s Georgia doing about broadband in schools?

Friday Facts: July 31, 2015

There is bipartisan agreement on limiting occupational licenses to areas of legitimate public safety concern.

Friday Facts: July 24, 2015

It’s the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act. And it’s still not good.

Friday Facts: June 5, 2015

What’s up, what’s down in transportation.

Friday Facts: May 1, 2015

A Georgia charter school is No. 27 on the list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools!

Friday Facts: April 17, 2015

Taxes and spending, by the numbers.

Friday Facts: April 3, 2015

When is Georgia’s Tax Freedom Day?

Friday Facts: March 20, 2015

Have you viewed the Foundation’s transportation video?

Friday Facts: February 27, 2015

It’s Friday! Events March 18: “Federalism, The Rule of Law and Regulatory Excess,” is the topic of the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast with Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. $30. Find out more here. Register online by Monday, March 16, here. Quotes of Note “If you look at the Akamai State of the Internet report … or other objective data, there’s no question that America is better off, especially considering our relatively lower population density – in terms of deployment, speeds, prices, whatever metric you choose. Moreover, if you look at investment, … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: February 13, 2015

What’s happening to millennials and American workers?

Friday Facts: February 6, 2015

What do Waffle House and FEMA have in common?