Friday Facts: July 29, 2016

Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.

Friday Facts: July 15, 2016

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 →

Friday Facts: June 24, 2017

Medicaid expansion, Atlanta Streetcar and regulatory hurdles.

Friday Facts: June 3, 2016

Georgia schools graded, 10 years ago in our archives, license to kill jobs.

Friday Facts: May 27, 2016

Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.

Friday Facts: May 13, 2016

Great news on the environment, ObamaCare’s woes, stadiums and taxpayers.

Friday Facts: May 6, 2016

Right to Try, the teen birthrate and the federal regulatory burden.

Friday Facts: April 29, 2016

Public transportation criminal justice reform and the health care disconnect.

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Friday Facts: April 8, 2016

Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,

Friday Facts: March 11, 2016

Florida moves ahead, Georgia stands still on civil asset forfeiture.

Friday Facts: February 26, 2016

The price of gasoline, a chance at Georgia tax reform, and why bus service declines

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Friday Facts: January 29, 2016

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 →

Friday Facts January 15, 2016

Free the Beer; A Streetcar still struggling; upcoming events

Friday Facts: January 8, 2016

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

Friday Facts: December 11, 2015

Atlanta Streetcar, craft brewery regulations and unwarranted accusations.

Friday Facts: December 4, 2015

The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.

Friday Facts: November 20, 2015

What the Foundation told the EPA Thursday about the Clean Power Plan, and more.

Friday Facts: November 6, 2015

Health care, transportation and social engineering woes.

Friday Facts: October 16, 2015

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 →

Friday Facts: October 2, 2015

$813 pencil drawers at the EPA.