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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 →

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Friday Facts: January 22, 2016

When it comes to charitable giving, Americans are No. 1!

Friday Facts January 15, 2016

Free the Beer; A Streetcar still struggling; upcoming events

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Celebrate National School Choice Week at Jan. 27 Event

Join the Foundation January 27, 2016 at our event celebrating National School Choice Week!

Friday Facts: December 11, 2015

Atlanta Streetcar, craft brewery regulations and unwarranted accusations.

The Case for K-12 Student-Based Budgeting in Georgia

All you need to know about student-based budgeting for Georgia.

Friday Facts: December 4, 2015

The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.

Friday Facts: November 20, 2015

What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.

Friday Facts: October 30, 2015

Enjoy a Halloween-themed Friday Facts today!

Friday Facts: October 23, 2015

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “Think tanks stand outside election cycles and alongside people who see politics as a means to ratify sound policy and don’t see policy rhetoric as a means to get people elected.” – Joseph Lehman, president, Mackinac Center for Public Policy “When entrepreneurs innovate and respond to society’s needs, they create goods and services, such as our smartphones, single-serve coffee machines, or ride-sharing companies, which make life more convenient. In doing so, they create new jobs and wealth, not just for themselves, but also for others. … Continue Reading →

December 8 Event: ‘The Case for K-12 Student-Based Budgeting in Georgia’

Just how does Georgia ensure that funding follows the student in ways that enable families to embrace education innovation?

Friday Facts: October 9, 2015

A special edition highlighting our speakers at the Sixth Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on October 15. The deadline is today to register!

Friday Facts: October 2, 2015

$813 pencil drawers at the EPA.

Gettysburg lectern

Friday Facts: September 25, 2015

Another misguided local government tries its hand at municipal broadband.

Friday Facts: September 18, 2015

Health care: Enrollments increase, but so do premiums.

Friday Facts: September 11, 2015

Road diets, tanning taxes and charter school churls.

Friday Facts: September 4, 2015

Solar power, sunset reviews and paper vs. plastic.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Quotes Foundation on School Spending

The AJC quotes the Foundation on school spending.

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?