Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.
It’s Friday! Then and Now: In 1991, when the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, we urged in the LaGrange Daily News: “We must free parents to choose the school their child will attend. It should be obvious that parents, not government, know what is best for their children.” Twenty-five years later, resistance to school choice continues. Follow us! The Foundation is just eight shy of 3,000 Facebook “likes!” Our Twitter account has 1,641 followers at twitter.com/gppf. Follow us on Instagram, too! Guide to the Issues 2016: Find out what … Continue Reading →
Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.
Georgia schools graded, 10 years ago in our archives, license to kill jobs.
Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.
Great news on the environment, ObamaCare’s woes, stadiums and taxpayers.
Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.
Public transportation criminal justice reform and the health care disconnect.
Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,
Florida moves ahead, Georgia stands still on civil asset forfeiture.
The price of gasoline, a chance at Georgia tax reform, and why bus service declines
It’s Friday! Then and Now Did you know? In 1991, the year the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was established, there were 7.5 million cellphone users across the nation. One year later, the number surpassed 10 million and the first commercial text message was sent. This year, smartphone users in the United States are expected to surpass 207.2 million; by 2015, text messages were at 169.3 billion a year in the United States! It’s why we’ll be launching our new Web site soon! Events February 17: Register now for, “Georgia Criminal … Continue Reading →
Free the Beer; A Streetcar still struggling; upcoming events
“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin
Atlanta Streetcar, craft brewery regulations and unwarranted accusations.
The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.
What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.
Health care, transportation and social engineering woes.
It’s Friday! Events December 8: Register to attend, “The Case for K-12 Student-Based Budgeting in Georgia,” a summit and luncheon hosted featuring experts from the Reason Foundation and Allovue.10:30-1:30 p.m. at The Gallery, Cobb Galleria Centre. $30. Registration and information here. Quotes of Note “A coalition of sentiments is not for the interest of printers… [T]he printers can never leave us in a state of perfect rest and union of opinion. They would be no longer useful and would have to go to the plough.” – Thomas Jefferson “Lecture series … Continue Reading →
$813 pencil drawers at the EPA.