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Governor Nathan Deal addressed Georgia Division of Family and Children Services employees via a web stream today, one day after he announced a massive shake-up that installed a new management team and moved all key strategy decisions from Department of Human Services administration offices directly to the Governor’s Office.  The video was uploaded to YouTube.  First Lady Sandra Deal joined Governor Deal in joint remarks.  Mrs. Deal is a powerful advocate for children across a broad spectrum of issues that include their welfare and education. Additional Resources: Article by Foundation Editor Mike Klein: DFCS Leader:  “If You’re Part of the Problem, Your Days are Done” View Article

Friday Facts: June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013  It’s Friday!  Quotes of Note “High standards should be used to hold tax-funded schools accountable for delivering educational opportunities to students. This is a worthy goal. But it’s more easily achieved by creating a marketplace of educational services where those who know and care the most about the best interests of children – parents – are the ultimate arbiters of quality. This decentralized and apolitical accountability beats any top-down dictate from the state.” – Michael Van Beek “Tuesday’s [U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act] came eight months after a presidential election in which African Americans voted at a higher rate than whites. It came when in a majority of the nine states… View Article

Friday Facts: June 14, 2013

June 14, 2013  It’s Friday!  Today is Flag Day. Do you know the proper way to handle the American Flag? Find out here: hwww.usa-flag-site.org/etiquette.shtmlQuotes of Note “The Federal government will not start or carry on any commercial activity to provide a service or product for its own use if such product or service can be procured from private enterprise through ordinary business channels.” – Bureau of the Budget Bulletin 55-4, January 15, 1955 “The greatest [calamity] which could befall [us would be] submission to a government of unlimited powers.” – Thomas Jefferson “There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent… View Article

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation has hit another homerun with its Guide to the Issues. This is must reading for anyone interested in public policy in Georgia, and it is an outstanding road map for conservative, common sense solutions to our challengers of today and tomorrow.

Former Georgia Senate Minority Leader Chuck Clay more quotes