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 14, 2017

It’s Friday!  Georgians in high places: Our congratulations to Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, former board member and board chair of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, on her appointment as head of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Fitzgerald, an obstetrician and gynecologist, was commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health since 2011. Other Georgians holding top posts in the Trump administration include former Georgia Congressman Dr. Tom Price as Health and Human Services Secretary and former Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture. Up next? Atlantan Christopher … 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: 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: February 10, 2017

It’s Friday! Events  Happy birthday, Georgia! Georgia Day is February 12. Today and Saturday are rare opportunities to visit the Georgia Archives in Morrow to view Georgia’s copy of the Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter, which created the colony in 1733. They are among the state’s precious documents kept in a high-security vault at the Georgia Archives, where a constant temperature and humidity are maintained to ensure their long-term survival. Public viewing is limited to mitigate fading and deterioration. The Georgia Archives is at 5800 Jonesboro Road in Morrow. … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: January 13, 2017

A neighborhood says no Waze.

Foundation Joins Coalition Asking U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Free Speech

24 state think tanks ask Supreme Court to protect donor privacy.

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.

Friday Facts: December 2, 2016

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

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

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

Atlanta Business Chronicle Quotes Foundation on Toll Lane Network

Atlanta Business Chronicle quotes Benita Dodd on toll lanes.

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!

Marietta Daily Journal Editorial Quotes Foundation on Consulting Costs

Foundation argues for managed competition in government projects, instead of just consultants.

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 16, 2016

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