Friday Facts: August 23, 2019

Autonomous driving, robot nurses and Atlanta’s wealth of surveillance cameras.

Friday Facts: August 2, 2019

The middle class is shrinking?

Friday Facts: July 28, 2017

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 →

Friday Facts: April 21, 2017

Rich States, Poor States: Georgia’s better, still not good enough.

Friday Facts: December 9, 2016

Regulation, regulation, regulation.

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 →

Free-Market Groups Denounce Intimidation by Senate Democrats

We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you.

Friday Facts: May 27, 2016

Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.

Friday Facts: May 6, 2016

Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.

Energy discussion at Heartland’s Emerging Issues Forum

Benita Dodd moderates a panel on energy and environment issues at the Heartland Institute Emerging Issues South Forum in Nashville.

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 →

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.

Friday Facts: August 21, 2015

What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?

Friday Facts: June 19, 2015

Find out the good, the bad and the ugly states on civil asset forfeiture.

Friday Facts: May 29, 2015

Guess who’s getting serious about vehicle miles traveled?

Friday Facts: May 15, 2015

How much are school systems spending; how well are students doing?

Friday Facts: April 24, 2015

How many states have embraced Education Savings Accounts?