Just about any way you measure it, extreme weather events are becoming quite rare.
Georgia ranks eighth in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s economic competitiveness index, “Rich States, Poor States,” ahead of all other states in the Southeast.
How willing are consumers to ride in a car controlled entirely by technology that does not require a human driver?
Remember P.J. O’Rourke’s oft-quoted comment? “If you think health care is expensive now, just wait until it’s free!” The amount of the average subsidy per enrollee in the health care exchanges under ObamaCare, for example.
Foundation in The News: The Rome News-Tribune cited Foundation President Kelly McCutchen in an article in which Dr. Ben Carson proposed ending property taxes and replacing them with a statewide tax: His suggestion to replace local property taxes with state funding isn’t so easy to do, according to Kelly McCutchen, president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. It would mean raising state taxes equal to double the current income tax. Even then, the idea could backfire. Much of the difference comes from the amount local districts choose to add to what … Continue Reading →
Oxycodone and oxymorons: Government efficiency does not appear to exist when it comes to drug abuse prevention and treatment programs
This week the Georgia Public Policy Foundation formally announced its new Student Outreach Scholarship Program that will enable university students to network with leading conservative policy makers at no charge to the students or to their schools. Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd unveiled the scholarship program at our April 23 telemedicine leadership event. Learn how you can become involved in this Foundation announcement.
The first long-term study of the impact of school vouchers reveals their impact
What are the biggest hurdles for new businesses? Find out in Friday Facts.
Tax Freedom Day cometh, but five days later than 2012!
A new product promises to turn the newest generation of mobile phones into multiprotocol toll transponders
Lagging achievement and enrollment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education in the United States is and will be one of the larger issues facing our domestic ability to fill manufacturing job opportunities.
Online learning can compete with the “live” classroom experience in that it allows the teacher to perfect the lesson.
“The issue is what is the best way to address the uninsured in Georgia, and is it sustainable?”
What are the odds you’ll keep your employer-sponsored health plan?
Georgia law enforcement agencies seize millions of dollars in assets every year from people who are never even charged with, much less convicted of, a crime.
What’s with the woobies? National School Choice Week 2013 begins today.
Should Georgia pursue a state-based health exchange or expand Medicaid?
Foundation President Kelly McCutchen appeared on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Prime Time Lawmakers on Wednesday, January 16, to participate in a panel discussion on school choice and public charter schools
Foundation President Kelly McCutchen is quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Georgia’s hospital “bed tax.”