Friday Facts: December 9, 2016

Regulation, regulation, regulation.

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: July 29, 2016

Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.

Friday Facts: July 1, 2016

We wish you a wonderful Independence Day weekend!

Friday Facts: December 20, 2013

It’s Friday! It’s nearing year’s end, and we’d like to remind you: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Friday Facts, our most popular product, exist thanks to your support and contributions. Please help us continue “Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians’ Lives,” with your tax-deductible end-of-year contribution at http://tinyurl.com/3y27zfm. Quote of Note “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge Events January 28, 2014: … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: June 28, 2013

Oil and natural gas were to run out in 1990 and 1992, respectively; today, reserves of both are larger than they were in 1970, although we consume dramatically more.

Friday Facts: June 21, 2013

June 21, 2013  It’s Friday!  Quotes of Note “Sincerity of purpose is not the same as honesty of procedure.” – Thomas Sowell “The North and South have come to resemble a couple who, although married, dream very different dreams. The South, along with the Plains, is focused on growing its economy, getting rich, and catching up with the North’s cultural and financial hegemons. The Yankee nation, by contrast, is largely concerned with preserving its privileged economic and cultural position – with its elites pulling up the ladder behind themselves.” – … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: May 24, 2013

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.

EPA, Asthma and Mission Creep

If the air quality was the issue, don’t you think that by now there would be fewer, not MORE people with asthma? After all, it’s the EPA that reports how air quality has improved over the decades.

Friday Facts: February 15, 2013

Georgia is poised to lead the nation in providing resources to enable personalized learning for every child.

Friday Facts: November 9, 2012

What to expect after the November 6 elections: More school choice in Georgia; for the nation, regulations, a fiscal cliff and an entitlement cliff. .

Friday Facts: October 12, 2012

It’s Friday!  Events  Last chance! Today is the deadline to register for “A Portrait of The Iron Lady,” the Foundation’s noon Policy Briefing Luncheon and Book Forum on Tuesday, October 16. The event is keynoted by author John Blundell, policy and advisor and longtime friend of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. She turns 87 on October 13. Join the Foundation and mark her birthday. Blundell, a free-market leader, is author of, “Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of The Iron Lady.” Lady Thatcher said of him, “John Blundell has been one … Continue Reading →