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 →
When it comes to charitable giving, Americans are No. 1!
Free the Beer; A Streetcar still struggling; upcoming events
Join the Foundation January 27, 2016 at our event celebrating National School Choice Week!
Atlanta Streetcar, craft brewery regulations and unwarranted accusations.
All you need to know about student-based budgeting for Georgia.
The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.
What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.
Enjoy a Halloween-themed Friday Facts today!
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 →
Just how does Georgia ensure that funding follows the student in ways that enable families to embrace education innovation?
A special edition highlighting our speakers at the Sixth Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on October 15. The deadline is today to register!
$813 pencil drawers at the EPA.
Another misguided local government tries its hand at municipal broadband.
Health care: Enrollments increase, but so do premiums.
Road diets, tanning taxes and charter school churls.
Solar power, sunset reviews and paper vs. plastic.
The AJC quotes the Foundation on school spending.
What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?
What’s Georgia doing about broadband in schools?