It’s Friday! Events November 15: It’s just one week away! The 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum comes to the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly on Friday, November 15. Five issues. Five think tanks. One day! Learn about education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation for Georgia. Registration is $100 for the daylong event. The theme: “Wisdom, Justice, Mobility.” Read about it here; register here. January 28, 2020: Mark your calendar for the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Anniversary Celebration and Freedom Award Dinner at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 28! Quotes of note … Continue Reading →
Middle class on Medicaid?
Early Bird Rate Ends MONDAY for the GA Legislative Policy Forum!
It’s Friday! The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s offices will be closed today as we attend the memorial service for Marcia Bryan Wade, wife of Foundation Board Chairman Rogers Wade. The service takes place today at Sandy Springs Chapel at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m. Marcia passed away on July 19, 2017. The couple, who met while students at the University of Georgia, had been married 54 years. Read the obituary here. Quotes of note “There is no happiness, there is no liberty, there is no enjoyment of life, … Continue Reading →
Academia gone rogue, teachers without education degrees, upfront ER co-pays.
A neighborhood says no Waze.
Foundation’s 25th Celebration Honors Dr. Michael Mescon
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 →
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 →
ObamaCare a losing proposition for insurance companies.
Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.
Happy 25th birthday charter schools, 2017 health insurance costs, Medicare delays
Public transportation criminal justice reform and the health care disconnect.
When it comes to charitable giving, Americans are No. 1!
The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.
What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.
Health care, transportation and social engineering woes.
A special edition highlighting our speakers at the Sixth Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on October 15. The deadline is today to register!
Road diets, tanning taxes and charter school churls.
How is school choice working for low-income and minority students?