Updates on energy and environment, education, and healthcare.
Autonomous driving, robot nurses and Atlanta’s wealth of surveillance cameras.
The middle class is shrinking?
It’s Friday! The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s offices will be closed today as we attend the memorial service for Marcia Bryan Wade, wife of Foundation Board Chairman Rogers Wade. The service takes place today at Sandy Springs Chapel at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m. Marcia passed away on July 19, 2017. The couple, who met while students at the University of Georgia, had been married 54 years. Read the obituary here. Quotes of note “There is no happiness, there is no liberty, there is no enjoyment of life, … Continue Reading →
Rich States, Poor States: Georgia’s better, still not good enough.
Regulation, regulation, regulation.
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 →
We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you.
Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.
Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.
Benita Dodd moderates a panel on energy and environment issues at the Heartland Institute Emerging Issues South Forum in Nashville.
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 →
Road diets, tanning taxes and charter school churls.
Solar power, sunset reviews and paper vs. plastic.
What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?
Find out the good, the bad and the ugly states on civil asset forfeiture.
Guess who’s getting serious about vehicle miles traveled?
How much are school systems spending; how well are students doing?