Friday Facts: February 6, 2015

What do Waffle House and FEMA have in common?

Friday Facts: January 16, 2015

Hiking cigarette tax, offering tax incentives?

Make Foundation’s 2015 Wish List a To-Do List

This year’s Foundation wish list for the Gold Dome to-do list focuses on tax reform, transportation, health care and education.

Friday Facts: December 5, 2014

Who’s on top in the global economic rankings? Not us!

Friday Facts: November 14, 2014

How many countries have a higher corporate tax rate than the USA?

Friday Facts: November 7, 2014

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “I want the people of America to be able to work less for the government – and more for themselves. I want them to have the rewards of their own industry. This is the chief meaning of freedom. Until we can reestablish a condition under which the earnings of the people can be kept by the people, we are bound to suffer a very severe and distinct curtailment of our liberty.” – President Calvin Coolidge, August 11, 1924 “[E]very single day, I’m looking for how … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: October 31, 2014

Where does Georgia rank on tax rates?

Friday Facts: October 10, 2013

What if you could eliminate 90 percent of road vehicles?

Friday Facts: October 3, 2014

One more reason Georgia needs tax reform

Friday Facts: August 15, 2014

How much could telehealth save in health care costs?

GPPF Friday Facts: August 1, 2014

How are streetcar projects doing around the nation?

Friday Facts: July 25, 2014

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

North Carolina’s Conservative Reforms and Business

North Carolina surges ahead on tax and business reforms.

Friday Facts: June 20, 2014

Why has household inequality increased in the United States?

Friday Facts: June 6, 2014

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note  “For four long years, much of Europe had been under a terrible shadow. Free nations had fallen, Jews cried out in the camps, millions cried out for liberation. Europe was enslaved, and the world prayed for its rescue. Here in Normandy the rescue began. Here the Allies stood and fought against tyranny in a giant undertaking unparalleled in human history.” … Behind me is a memorial that symbolizes the Ranger daggers that were thrust into the top of these cliffs. And before me are the … Continue Reading →

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 16, 2014

Mass transit: 1 percent of the travel. What share of the Federal Highway Trust Fund?

Friday Facts: May 9, 2014

Where’s Georgia’s top barbecue?

Friday Facts: April 25, 2014

It’s Friday!  Events  May 7: ‘Concierge Care for the Little Guy,” is the topic at the Foundation’s 8.a.m. Leadership Breakfast at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The keynote speaker is Dr. Lee Gross, co-founder of Epiphany Health, a Direct Primary Care company. He will explain how individuals can afford coverage and care. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend. Register by Monday, May 5, 2014, online at http://bit.ly/1gRToJZ. Health Care Forum May 7: At its May 7-9 Forum at the Galleria Centre, the Institute for Healthcare … Continue Reading →

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 →