Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.
ObamaCare a losing proposition for insurance companies.
Ross Coker’s focus at the Foundation will be criminal justice reform.
It’s Friday! Then and Now: In 1991, when the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, we urged in the LaGrange Daily News: “We must free parents to choose the school their child will attend. It should be obvious that parents, not government, know what is best for their children.” Twenty-five years later, resistance to school choice continues. Follow us! The Foundation is just eight shy of 3,000 Facebook “likes!” Our Twitter account has 1,641 followers at twitter.com/gppf. Follow us on Instagram, too! Guide to the Issues 2016: Find out what … Continue Reading →
We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you.
A federal agency is requiring “voluntary payments.”
We wish you a wonderful Independence Day weekend!
Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.
Low-income, uninsured Georgians often have no primary care physician and are unable to afford to visit one.
Happy 25th birthday charter schools, 2017 health insurance costs, Medicare delays
Georgia schools graded, 10 years ago in our archives, license to kill jobs.
Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.
School choice works, the cost of red tape, our archives 10 years ago.
Great news on the environment, ObamaCare’s woes, stadiums and taxpayers.
Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.
Public transportation criminal justice reform and the health care disconnect.
It’s Friday! Then and Now: In 1991, the year the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, Savannah’s new Talmadge Bridge opened to traffic, with a vertical clearance of 185 feet at high tide. The Savannah harbor deepening project under way will increase the channel’s depth from 42 feet to 47 feet to accommodate larger ships at what is now the nation’s fourth-busiest container port. Quotes of Note “It is not and cannot become a crime to disagree with a government official. Somewhere along the line, dissent from orthodoxy has transformed … Continue Reading →
Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,
It’s Friday! Then and Now: In 1991, the year the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, a 26-inch RCA color console TV would have cost $1,166.72 in today’s dollars. Today, $1,199 would buy you a 55-inch ultra-HD TV! Quotes of Note “All these smaller cities investing billions into rail had better hope their projections of massive benefits come true, because all too soon the rebuild bill will start coming due. If you don’t believe me, just ask Washington.” – Aaron M. Renn “Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender … Continue Reading →
The Foundation has received numerous compliments after Kelly McCutchen’s March 18 commentary about the state tax reform legislation that passed the Senate March 16. One comment came from CPA Jeff Kellar: With Florida and Tennessee not having an individual income tax, and Alabama’s rate of 5 percent, Georgia should continue to move in a more competitive direction. One additional measure the state could employ to assist and encourage small business, would be to eliminate the Net Worth Tax on small business corporations. (Tennessee imposes a “Hall” tax on certain interest and dividend income). … Continue Reading →