July 28: Session Two BUDGET Please note: For security purposes, only participants with verified Zoom accounts will be granted access to the 2020 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum Zoom sessions. Create your free Zoom account here. 11:00 Welcome and Overview Kyle Wingfield, President and CEO, Georgia Public Policy Foundation 11:05 -12:15 Budget Calisthenics Budget Calisthenics As the state deals with the long-term fallout from COVID-19 and the changing revenue projections, how … Continue Reading →
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 →
Spam, scooters and school choice.
Middle class on Medicaid?
The middle class is shrinking?
Southern ‘poverty,’ high-cost higher-ed, nebulous ‘character’ definitions
We provide a summary of Georgia laws taking effect July 1, 2019.
Wildlife comes to town, ride sharing services offer help to transit agencies and troubling criminal justice data.
We have a date for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum!
BMI, LEDs and EVs.
Higher ed student loans, campus consolidation
Kennedy Atkins has joined the Georgia Public Policy Foundation as a Development Associate and will focus on donor relations and outreach.
Unintended consequences of the war on opioids
Registration is open for, “Pension Solvency and Public Education: The Case for Reforming Georgia Teacher Pensions,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. This event is hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club The speakers are Len Gilroy, Senior Managing Director of the Pension Integrity Project and Director of Government Reform at Reason Foundation, and Georgia State Rep. Chuck Martin (R-Alpharetta), Chairman of the Georgia House Budget and Fiscal Oversight Committee. This Leadership Breakfast is open to the public. The deadline to … Continue Reading →
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 →
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. $30. C-SPAN BookTV will be recording this event. Information and registration here. March 23-24: The Heartland Institute hosts the 12th International Conference on Climate Change at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme of the two-day conference is “Resetting U.S. Climate Policy.” Quotes … Continue Reading →
Foundation argues for managed competition in government projects, instead of just consultants.
What’s the meaning of life for the United Kingdom after “Brexit?”
Registration is open for, “At the Inter$ection of Education and Aging,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club, the event speaker is Dr. Matt Ladner, Senior Advisor for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Ladner will unveil his original research and analysis on the demographic challenges facing state education budgets, including Georgia’s, and strategies for substantially improving the academic quality of the state’s K-12 schools at a price taxpayers can afford. Dr. Matthew Ladner is the Senior Advisor … Continue Reading →
The potential buses have with express toll lanes.