Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd comments on the streetcar development, calling it a waste of money.
The cost of the Falcons’ new stadium, the cost of regulation on infrastructure and the risky power grid.
Federal transportation priorities aren’t solely about transportation.
How effective is the ACA individual mandate?
It’s not just company employees whose hours are being cut because of the unaffordability of the Affordable Care Act
How realistic is the CBO’s estimate on the loss of full-time jobs as a result of ObamaCare?
Health care coverage for the uninsured: Is Medicaid expansion the answer?
Does transit use cause a decrease in congestion?
November 22, 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. You know we’re getting under their skin: We’re sporting another feather in our cap after the Foundation earned a personal mention on MSNBC from a doyenne of Big Government, Rachel Maddow. Maddow, whose syndicated talk radio program … Continue Reading →
To many in the transit business – that is, people who seek to profit from the development and growth of buses, trains and streetcars – Southern California is often seen as a paradise lost, a former bastion of streetcar lines that crossed the region and sparked much of its early development. Today, billions are being spent to revive the region’s transit legacy. But is using a 19th Century technology to solve a 21st Century idea really a smart idea?, asks author Joel Kotkin, Executive Editor of NewGeography.Com in this article provided to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.
North Carolina’s recent tax code overhaul is expected to move the Tar Heel State from 44th to 17th place in the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index.
Is more spending leading to better student achievement?
Investors.com has a growing list of the companies cutting staff and hours because they can’t afford the Affordable Care Act.
Federal government-wide, the time spent on paperwork documenting onerous regulations adds up to 10.3 billion hours.
Lake Oconee Academy’s test scores rank it as the state’s top-performing public charter school and Georgia’s third highest performing public elementary school.
“In complete contradiction to every promise made by the President with regard to the [law], insurance companies in Georgia have filed rate plans increasing health insurance rates up to 198 percent for some individuals.”
Join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the Georgian Club for a noon Policy Briefing Luncheon keynoted by Foundation Senior Fellow Baruch Feigenbaum, “Georgia Transportation: The Next Frontier.”
How many states will have income tax rates lower than Georgia’s now that North Carolina’s Gov. Pat McCrory has signed tax reform legislation?
GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT July 17, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or firstname.lastname@example.org August 28 Event Focuses on ‘Georgia Transportation: The Next Frontier’ Atlanta – You are invited to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the Georgian Club for a noon Policy Briefing Luncheon keynoted by Foundation Senior Fellow Baruch Feigenbaum, “Georgia Transportation: The Next Frontier.” Feigenbaum, a metro Atlanta resident and Transportation Policy Analyst at the Reason Foundation, will unveil his new study, “Reducing Traffic Congestion and Increasing Mobility in Atlanta: … Continue Reading →
July 12, 2013 It’s Friday! The Legacy of Hank McCamish On June 30 Georgia lost a great leader and a great man. Henry F. “Hank” McCamish Jr. was born and raised in Greenwood, SC, but after graduating from Georgia Tech in 1950 he never left Georgia. A successful career as an entrepreneur allowed him to become a generous philanthropist. His leadership and gifts impacted countless charitable organizations and his guidance and mentorship influenced countless lives. Hank founded the Georgia Public Policy Foundation on October 29, 1991. He had two simple instructions: … Continue Reading →