The 2019 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, featuring five think tanks, five policy issues and nearly two dozen policy experts and leaders, takes place November 15. Learn about education, healthcare, opportunity, regulation and transportation opportunities for Georgia.
Georgia legislative leaders scheduled meetings later this month to hear how state agencies plan to respond to Gov. Brian Kemp’s call to cut their budgets, but they may spend that time talking to each other.
Prior to the new rules implemented by the Trump administration to strengthen work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), some Republican governor-led states had already begun implementing restrictions and eliminated the practice of submitting “geographic area waivers.”
Georgia’s political leaders owe it to parents and students to resolve the pension system’s solvency challenges.
A year and a half after the first pitch at SunTrust Park, Cobb has yet to account for tens of millions of dollars in stadium construction work and officials haven’t independently confirmed a final price tag on the county’s largest, most controversial public works project.
The Teachers Retirement System (TRS) of Georgia alarmed legislators and stakeholders when it requested over $588 million in increased contributions in the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions combined, largely the result of missed actuarial assumptions.
What does the investment return for Fiscal Year 2018 mean as part of the big picture?
The filing deadlines for candidates to enter state legislative races have already passed in 31 states.
See the financial health of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey and South Carolina.
The modest subsidy of public school alternatives is now the only way to both rescue government public pension plans — the cumulative underfunding of which has been estimated as high as $6 trillion — and thus keep promised benefits reasonably intact.
The new year has brought a civil war between the city of Atlanta and two of its three pension boards.
Georgians won’t know how much they’ll pay in federal taxes until after Congress decides how it will alter the tax code.
Using State Data Lab and a handful of other sources, we've picked out a list of "Top 5" cities for Amazon's second headquarters.
As we honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the United States Armed Forces this Veterans Day, we look at the Top 10 states with the most veterans and how those states fare when it comes to some of the biggest issues facing our veterans.
Includes "...On review of the case, the Supreme Court in Worcester v. Georgia ruled that because the Cherokee Nation was a separate political entity that could not be regulated by the state, Georgia's license law was unconstitutional and Worcester's conviction should be overturned. ...
The leaders of Georgia's purchasing office on saving money, realizing the importance of data analysts and being underappreciated.
While many states are slogging through the beginning stages of these reforms -- and some haven't changed at all -- a handful are clearly ahead.
Every year budgets are debated and voted upon somewhere across our nation.
Enacted state budgets for fiscal 2016 represent a sixth consecutive year of spending and revenue growth, according to this report.