Friday Facts: May 8, 2020

It’s Friday! This is the eighth Friday Facts edition to focus on the coronavirus pandemic across the nation and in Georgia. View previous editions here. View the Foundation’s near-term proposals here. Share your ideas: Email us at info@georgiapolicy.org. Quotes of Note “The kind of city that we in the West like, the sort of jostling city where everybody is packed together and we carouse late at night … like London, Paris, Sydney and San Francisco, are all far more vulnerable. The cities are going to have to reinvent themselves, and … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: November 22, 2019

It’s Friday! Events January 28, 2020: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Anniversary Celebration and Freedom Award Dinner will take place in the Egyptian Ballroom of the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 28!  Details to follow.  Quotes of note  “The real problem is that socialism makes things expensive. Why run buses when you can earn political favors by spending billions building rail lines? Why bother negotiating with unions when you can get their votes by agreeing to their demands for high pay and generous pensions? Why bother being efficient when you … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 20, 2019

Updates on energy and environment, education, and healthcare.

Friday Facts: August 30, 2019

Spam, scooters and school choice.

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: September 22, 2017

Early Bird Rate Ends MONDAY for the GA Legislative Policy Forum!

Friday Facts: August 4, 2017

Al Gore: Is the climate change activist practicing what he preaches?

Friday Facts: July 7, 2017

Academia gone rogue, teachers without education degrees, upfront ER co-pays.

Friday Facts: February 17, 2017

It’s Friday!  Events  February 22: Register by MONDAY to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Institute for Justice for, “Bottleneckers,” Wednesday’s Leadership Breakfast and Book Forum with Dick Carpenter, co-author of, “Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit.” Cobb County’s Georgian Club, 8 a.m. $30. C-SPAN BookTV will be recording this event. Information and registration here. March 23-24: The Heartland Institute hosts the 12th International Conference on Climate Change at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme of the two-day conference is “Resetting U.S. Climate Policy.” Quotes … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: December 2, 2016

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

Friday Facts: September 30, 2016

Join our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: September 23, 2016

Save your seat by SUNDAY for the Early Bird Rate to our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: September 16, 2016

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

Friday Facts: July 1, 2016

We wish you a wonderful Independence Day weekend!

Friday Facts: June 17, 2016

Happy 25th birthday charter schools, 2017 health insurance costs, Medicare delays

Friday Facts: May 13, 2016

Great news on the environment, ObamaCare’s woes, stadiums and taxpayers.

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Friday Facts: April 8, 2016

Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,

At the Intersection of Education and Aging

Registration is open for, “At the Inter$ection of Education and Aging,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club, the event speaker is Dr. Matt Ladner, Senior Advisor for the Foundation for Excellence in Education.  Ladner will unveil his original research and analysis on the demographic challenges facing state education budgets, including Georgia’s, and strategies for substantially improving the academic quality of the state’s K-12 schools at a price taxpayers can afford. Dr. Matthew Ladner is the Senior Advisor … Continue Reading →

March 10 Event: ‘At the Inter$ection of Education and Aging’

Baby Boomer Retirement, Student Enrollment Growth and the Future of Georgia Education.

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Marietta Daily Journal Covers National School Choice Week Event

Wednesday’s breakfast fell in the middle of “School Choice Week” in Georgia, during which more than 400 events are scheduled across the state in observance of it.