May 19 Zoom Event, ‘Brexit: The Good, The Bad and The Messy’

This Policy Briefing event, which had been scheduled as a March 18 luncheon at the Georgian Club, was postponed as a result of the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. Unfortunately, the Georgian Club has also become a coronavirus casualty and has since shut down. Given the ongoing uncertainty over when large gatherings can resume safely, this event has been rescheduled for May 19 as a Zoom online event and will be streamed live. There is no charge, but you must register to attend.   May 19 Zoom Event, ‘Brexit: The Good, The … Continue Reading →

POSTPONED: March 18 Event, ‘Brexit: The Good, the Bad and the Messy’

DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS AND OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MAY. Registrants may choose a refund or reassign their registration to the new date, to be announced. Contact Susan Benson at sbenson@georgiapolicy.org. On January 31, the United Kingdom began “Brexit,” becoming the first member to end its membership in the 28-nation European Union.  The British exit had generated huge political controversy since Britain’s June 2016 referendum, which the “Leave” vote won 52-48%. The controversy is not yet over: Britain had been part of … Continue Reading →

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Friday Facts: March 13, 2020

It’s Friday! Postponed: The Foundation’s event scheduled for Wednesday (March 18) has been postponed out of an abundance of caution. “Brexit: The Good, the Bad and the Messy” will be rescheduled and take place in May instead. Registrations can be refunded or applied to the rescheduled event in May; contact Susan Benson at sbenson@georgiapolicy.org. Quotes of Note “[A] claim that health care is a right does impose obligations upon others. We see that by recognizing that there is no Santa Claus or tooth fairy who gives resources to government to … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: August 30, 2019

Spam, scooters and school choice.

Friday Facts: August 23, 2019

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

Friday Facts: July 12, 2019

Southern ‘poverty,’ high-cost higher-ed, nebulous ‘character’ definitions

Friday Facts: September 22, 2017

Early Bird Rate Ends MONDAY for the GA Legislative Policy Forum!

Friday Facts: September 15, 2017

Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. We hope you’re safe.

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: February 17, 2017

It’s Friday!  Events  February 22: Register by MONDAY to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Institute for Justice for, “Bottleneckers,” Wednesday’s Leadership Breakfast and Book Forum with Dick Carpenter, co-author of, “Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit.” Cobb County’s Georgian Club, 8 a.m. $30. C-SPAN BookTV will be recording this event. Information and registration here. March 23-24: The Heartland Institute hosts the 12th International Conference on Climate Change at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme of the two-day conference is “Resetting U.S. Climate Policy.” Quotes … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: January 13, 2017

A neighborhood says no Waze.

Foundation Celebrates 25 Years, Honors Dr. Michael H. Mescon

Foundation’s 25th Celebration Honors Dr. Michael Mescon

Friday Facts: December 9, 2016

Regulation, regulation, regulation.

John Stossel Keynotes Celebration of 25 Years of ‘Policy Over Politics’

November 8: Registration deadline for our 25th birthday party! Join us!

Friday Facts: October 7, 2016

It’s Friday! Hurricane Matthew State of emergency: As Hurricane Matthew approached the East Coast, Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in 13 Georgia coastal and rural counties. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the coastal counties of Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden. As you consider volunteering or contributing to relief efforts, be wary of scammers preying on your emotions and bank account. Vet requests carefully at charitynavigator.org and use reputable organizations.  Snooze you lose: A poll by the Insurance Information Institute shows that only 12 percent of … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 30, 2016

Join our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

A 25th Celebration of Private Enterprise, Education Innovation and Economic Opportunity

An extraordinary opportunity to unite three giants under one roof to celebrate

Friday Facts: September 23, 2016

Save your seat by SUNDAY for the Early Bird Rate to our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: September 2, 2016

You’re invited to our 25th Anniversary Celebration!