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 16, 2016

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

Friday Facts: September 9, 2016

Transportation technology, economic opportunity and more.

Event

Celebrate National School Choice Week at Jan. 27 Event

Join the Foundation January 27, 2016 at our event celebrating National School Choice Week!

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Quotes Foundation on School Spending

The AJC quotes the Foundation on school spending.

Friday Facts: April 24, 2015

How many states have embraced Education Savings Accounts?

Friday Facts: February 6, 2015

What do Waffle House and FEMA have in common?

Friday Facts: January 16, 2015

Hiking cigarette tax, offering tax incentives?

Friday Facts: November 7, 2014

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “I want the people of America to be able to work less for the government – and more for themselves. I want them to have the rewards of their own industry. This is the chief meaning of freedom. Until we can reestablish a condition under which the earnings of the people can be kept by the people, we are bound to suffer a very severe and distinct curtailment of our liberty.” – President Calvin Coolidge, August 11, 1924 “[E]very single day, I’m looking for how … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 31, 2014

Where does Georgia rank on tax rates?

Checking Up On Health: October 28, 2014

Wait. You thought that was a cancellation of your health care policy? Wrong, according to the Obama administration!

Friday Facts: October 24, 2014

Over the next 18 years, roughly 8,000 people a day will join the ranks of the over-65 population, changing the definition of “old” and transforming transportation.

Friday Facts: September 26, 2014

Self-driving cars could soon be in Fayette County.

Friday Facts: September 5, 2014

Can you trust the unemployment numbers?

Friday Facts: August 22, 2014

Proposed federal regulations on onions are enough to make one cry.

Friday Facts: June 13, 2014

You’ve heard of POTUS, FLOTUS and SCOTUS. Now there’s WOTUS.

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 →

AJC Quotes Foundation on Tax Breaks

In The Atlanta Journal-Constitution of April 15, 2014, GPPF president Kelly McCutchen was asked his views on the $240 million-plus in tax breaks signed into law. “This haphazard way of doing tax reform is not very effective,” he said.  “I certainly would rather us … undertake comprehensive tax reform so we didn’t have to resort to special tax breaks.” http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/more-than-240-million-in-tax-breaks-signed-into-la/nfZbd/

Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s Legislative Wrapup!

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT March 24, 2014 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s ‘Legislative Roundup’ Kyle Wingfield, Eric Cochling Review the 2013-14 Session and Look Ahead Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, a reminder: Today is the registration deadline for “Georgia Legislative Roundup,” the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The 8 a.m. event is open to the public and features Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, and … Continue Reading →