Friday Facts: September 13, 2019

It’s Friday! Events September 18: Register by Monday to attend “License to Work,” a Foundation noon Policy Briefing Luncheon with the Georgians First Commission task force, focused on occupational licensing reforms. The Savannah Golf Club in Savannah. Register here. September 24: America’s Future Foundation and DonorTrust’s Novus Society seek to engage young professionals, entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the liberty movement. They host “Who Killed Civil Society?” a luncheon event in Atlanta featuring Howard Husock, vice president at the Manhattan Institute. $10. Information, registration here. September 26: “The Student-Loan Debt Dilemma” … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: June 28, 2019

Save your seat, save some money with Early Bird registration!

2017 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

  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 →

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: December 2, 2016

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

Friday Facts: August 19, 2016

It’s Friday!  Events  August 22: The registration deadline is today! Sign up now to attend, “Across the Pond: A Policy Update,” the Foundation’s noon Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club on Monday, August 22. The keynote speaker is British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford. $35. Information here; register online here. Then and now: In 1991, when the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was founded, Georgia charter school enrollment was non-existent. Today (2015) there are 325,808 Georgia students enrolled in charter schools. The Foundation celebrates 25 years in Georgia in 2016. All year, we’re … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: July 22, 2016

ObamaCare a losing proposition for insurance companies.

Friday Facts: July 15, 2016

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 →

Rome’s Free Clinic: Community Taking Charge

Low-income, uninsured Georgians often have no primary care physician and are unable to afford to visit one.

Friday Facts: May 6, 2016

Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.

Friday Facts: December 4, 2015

The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.

Friday Facts: November 20, 2015

What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.

Friday Facts: October 9, 2015

A special edition highlighting our speakers at the Sixth Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on October 15. The deadline is today to register!

Gettysburg lectern

Friday Facts: September 25, 2015

Another misguided local government tries its hand at municipal broadband.

Friday Facts: July 17, 2015

What’s happening in health care?

Friday Facts: June 5, 2015

What’s up, what’s down in transportation.

Friday Facts: May 29, 2015

Guess who’s getting serious about vehicle miles traveled?

Friday Facts: May 15, 2015

How much are school systems spending; how well are students doing?

Friday Facts: March 27, 2015

How the private sector helps individuals get back on their feet.