Friday Facts: October 3, 2014

One more reason Georgia needs tax reform

Friday Facts: September 26, 2014

Self-driving cars could soon be in Fayette County.

Friday Facts: September 12, 2014

The state’s education spending has changed with the economy, not because of politics.

Friday Facts: September 5, 2014

Can you trust the unemployment numbers?

Friday Facts: August 29, 2014

Up (welfare recipients), Up (education spending) and Away (Burger King).

Friday Facts: August 15, 2014

How much could telehealth save in health care costs?

GPPF Friday Facts: August 1, 2014

How are streetcar projects doing around the nation?

Friday Facts: July 18, 2014

What happens if more students use tuition tax credit scholarships?

Friday Facts: July 11, 2014

A Georgia-based organization proposes affordable health care solutions for uninsured Georgians.

Friday Facts: June 27, 2014

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar get a hostile reception.

Friday Facts: June 6, 2014

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note  “For four long years, much of Europe had been under a terrible shadow. Free nations had fallen, Jews cried out in the camps, millions cried out for liberation. Europe was enslaved, and the world prayed for its rescue. Here in Normandy the rescue began. Here the Allies stood and fought against tyranny in a giant undertaking unparalleled in human history.” … Behind me is a memorial that symbolizes the Ranger daggers that were thrust into the top of these cliffs. And before me are the … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: May 30, 2014

It’s Friday!  Quotes of Note  “There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. … As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, although their words are by far the most decisive evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.” – Judge Learned Hand “It’s not what you say, it’s what people hear.” – Frank Luntz … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: May 23, 2014

Transparency in health care could cut health care spending by about $100 billion over the next decade, according to one study

Friday Facts: May 16, 2014

Mass transit: 1 percent of the travel. What share of the Federal Highway Trust Fund?

Friday Facts: May 9, 2014

Where’s Georgia’s top barbecue?

Friday Facts: May 2, 2014

The American Academy of Private Physicians estimates that there are now about 4,400 concierge physicians, 30 percent more than last year.

Friday Facts: Making the News

Georgia Public Policy Foundaton Friday Facts, the pathway to news!

Friday Facts: April 18, 2014

It’s Friday!  Generosity I: Georgia ranks second only to Utah in the percentage of income given to charity, according to the latest “Generosity Index” report of U.S. states and Canadian provinces from the Fraser Institute.   Generosity II: In light of the previous post … Do you enjoy the Friday Facts? If so, we’d like you to remind you of the fine print at the bottom of every edition of the Friday Facts: “FRIDAY FACTS is made possible by the generosity of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s donors. If you enjoy … Continue Reading →

7 Reasons U.S. Infrastructure Projects Cost Way More Than They Should

Federal transportation priorities aren’t solely about transportation.

Friday Facts: April 4, 2014

It’s Friday! Events  April 24: Matt Candler, founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools, keynotes, “School Choice: Big Gains in The Big Easy,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend. Find out more at https://www.georgiapolicy.org/?p=12626. Register at http://bit.ly/1lmETV5. May 7: Foundation Members get a discount rate of $159 to attend “Health Reform 2.0: The Great Debate,” the first face-to-face debate between two of the nation’s most influential health care experts: John Goodman of the … Continue Reading →