Friday Facts: August 29, 2014

Up (welfare recipients), Up (education spending) and Away (Burger King).

Friday Facts: August 22, 2014

Proposed federal regulations on onions are enough to make one cry.

Friday Facts: August 15, 2014

How much could telehealth save in health care costs?

Friday Facts: August 8, 2014

How many of the uninsured will avoid penalties and fines because of exemptions to the Affordable Care Act?

Friday Facts: July 25, 2014

Guess who’s coming to raise Cain at the 5th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum?

Friday Facts: July 18, 2014

What happens if more students use tuition tax credit scholarships?

Friday Facts: July 11, 2014

A Georgia-based organization proposes affordable health care solutions for uninsured Georgians.

Morris News Reports on School Choice Poll Released at Foundation Event

Georgians, by a wide margin, support tax credits and scholarships for private-school tuition.

Reserve Your Seat at Friedman Legacy for Freedom Day July 10

The deadline is Tuesday July 8 to register for Friedman Legacy for Freedom event in Macon!

Sign up for Friedman Legacy Day Event July 10 in Macon

Join us to celebrate Nobel Economics Prize winner Milton Friedman’s birthday in Macon on July 10!

Friday Facts: May 30, 2014

It’s Friday!  Quotes of Note  “There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. … As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, although their words are by far the most decisive evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.” – Judge Learned Hand “It’s not what you say, it’s what people hear.” – Frank Luntz … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: May 23, 2014

Transparency in health care could cut health care spending by about $100 billion over the next decade, according to one study

Friday Facts: May 9, 2014

Where’s Georgia’s top barbecue?

Friday Facts: April 18, 2014

It’s Friday!  Generosity I: Georgia ranks second only to Utah in the percentage of income given to charity, according to the latest “Generosity Index” report of U.S. states and Canadian provinces from the Fraser Institute.   Generosity II: In light of the previous post … Do you enjoy the Friday Facts? If so, we’d like you to remind you of the fine print at the bottom of every edition of the Friday Facts: “FRIDAY FACTS is made possible by the generosity of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s donors. If you enjoy … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: April 4, 2014

It’s Friday! Events  April 24: Matt Candler, founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools, keynotes, “School Choice: Big Gains in The Big Easy,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend. Find out more at https://www.georgiapolicy.org/?p=12626. Register at http://bit.ly/1lmETV5. May 7: Foundation Members get a discount rate of $159 to attend “Health Reform 2.0: The Great Debate,” the first face-to-face debate between two of the nation’s most influential health care experts: John Goodman of the … Continue Reading →

Register for April 24 Event On School Choice in The Big Easy

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT March 31, 2014 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Foundation’s April 24 Event: ‘School Choice: Big Gains in The Big Easy’  Atlanta – What does leadership in school choice look like? New Orleans, La.   What does leadership in school choice sound like? Matt Candler, chairman of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools and CEO of 4.0 Schools.  Candler, an Atlanta native, is the keynote speaker at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Cobb County’s Georgian … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: March 28, 2014

How effective is the ACA individual mandate?

Video Forum: Eight Important Issues That Impact Georgians

Videos: Atlanta Journal-Constitution conservative columnist Kyle Wingfield and Georgia Center for Opportunity public policy vice president Eric Cochling discuss eight very important policy issues for Georgians.

Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s Legislative Wrapup!

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT March 24, 2014 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Last Chance to Register for Wednesday’s ‘Legislative Roundup’ Kyle Wingfield, Eric Cochling Review the 2013-14 Session and Look Ahead Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, a reminder: Today is the registration deadline for “Georgia Legislative Roundup,” the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The 8 a.m. event is open to the public and features Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, and … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: March 14, 2014

It’s Friday!  Events  March 26: Join Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield and Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, at the Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast, “Georgia Legislative Roundup.” The discussion at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will focus on the 2014 Georgia Legislative Session and the General Assembly’s business on tap for 2015. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend: Find out more and register at www.georgiapolicy.org/?p=12276.   Quotes of Note  “[T]he first lesson to teach the poor man is … Continue Reading →