What’s up, what’s down in transportation.
Guess who’s getting serious about vehicle miles traveled?
How much are school systems spending; how well are students doing?
Two new graphs on school systems’ revenue and spending. What school system spends the most per student?
April 15 is coming up; get the facts on taxes.
When is Georgia’s Tax Freedom Day?
Have you viewed the Foundation’s transportation video?
What do Waffle House and FEMA have in common?
In honor of National School Choice Week, a focus on school choice.
Hiking cigarette tax, offering tax incentives?
What happened to 2015 tuition tax credit scholarship donations?
Where does Georgia rank on tax rates?
What if you could eliminate 90 percent of road vehicles?
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 →
Federal transportation priorities aren’t solely about transportation.
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 →
How effective is the ACA individual mandate?
It’s Friday! Georgia lost a great man and a great leader this week with the death of Bo Callaway. We send our sincerest condolences to his family. Events Monday is the deadline to register for the Foundation’s March 26 Leadership Breakfast, “Georgia Legislative Roundup.” Join Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield and Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, at 8 a.m. at Cobb County’s Georgian Club to recap the 2014 Georgia Legislative Session and what’s on tap for 2015. This event is open to … Continue Reading →
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 →
The new SAT appears to bear some strong similarities to the Common Core State Standards.