Friday Facts: September 20, 2019

Updates on energy and environment, education, and healthcare.

Friday Facts: August 2, 2019

The middle class is shrinking?

Friday Facts: June 28, 2019

Save your seat, save some money with Early Bird registration!

Friday Facts: June 21, 2019

Wildlife comes to town, ride sharing services offer help to transit agencies and troubling criminal justice data.

2017 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

  2017 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum ‘Wisdom, Justice, Transformation’ Date: Friday, October 13, 2017 Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center 2450 Galleria Parkway; Atlanta, GA  30339 Time: 7:30-8 a.m. Coffee/Breakfast | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Program Lunch included Register Now Here The entire event is open to the public, but registration is required. AGENDA 7:30 – 8:00 – Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:15 – Welcome 8:20 – 8:50 – Opening Presentation: Federal Tax Reform and What It Means for Georgia Jonathan Williams, Chief Economist and Vice President for the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 15, 2017

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

Friday Facts: August 4, 2017

Al Gore: Is the climate change activist practicing what he preaches?

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: July 7, 2017

Academia gone rogue, teachers without education degrees, upfront ER co-pays.

Friday Facts: April 21, 2017

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

Friday Facts: January 13, 2017

A neighborhood says no Waze.

Friday Facts: December 2, 2016

Check out the photos from the Foundation’s 25th anniversary celebration!

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!

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 16, 2016

Have you reserved your seat to hear John Stossel at our 25th?

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 →

Friday Facts: July 29, 2016

Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.

Friday Facts: July 22, 2016

ObamaCare a losing proposition for insurance companies.

Friday Facts: June 24, 2017

Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.