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March 18, 2022 • Foundation News

Friday Facts: March 18, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges or […]

March 15, 2022 • Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Capitol Recap

It took eight days for a $1 billion tax cut to transform from an idea announced at a press conference to a measure that won passage in the Georgia House. […]

March 9, 2022 • Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia House quickly OKs $1 billion income tax cut, rate reduction

The Georgia House on Wednesday backed a proposal chamber leaders introduced only last week to lower the state’s income tax rate and raise the standard exemption, estimating the moves would […]

January 25, 2022 • In The Press

Georgia sues Biden administration over health waiver

Georgia has filed suit against the Biden administration, demanding the state be allowed to impose a work and activity requirement for some Georgians in order to qualify for Medicaid insurance. […]

January 12, 2022 • Foundation News

Heartfelt Thanks

When you last heard from me, I was preparing for open-heart surgery.

December 20, 2021 • Foundation News

Foundation Mourns Passing of Johnny Isakson

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is saddened to hear of the December 19 passing of Johnny Isakson, who was not only a national political titan but a longtim

November 19, 2021 • Foundation News

Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

For many Georgians, 2021 has been a trying follow-up to a traumatizing 2020. But there’s still much to be thankful for.

November 11, 2021 • Foundation News

Stepping away for a while…

I still remember the voicemail, four years later: I have some bad news. You need surgery.

September 15, 2021 • Foundation News

Failure by Institution

President Joe Biden this past week said federal agencies will begin requiring employers with as few as 100 employees to mandate their workers get vaccinated aga

September 9, 2021 • Foundation News

Labor Day and the Value of Work

The holiday honoring workers stems from the Industrial Revolution, when working conditions in America’s burgeoning assortment of factories, mills and mines came

August 31, 2021 • Foundation News

Tradition and Touchdowns

Few things loom as large over the Southern calendar as college football. Weddings are scheduled around it, vacations are planned for it, millions and millions o

August 25, 2021 • Foundation News

Major Problems with Georgia Milestones

I’m talking about the Georgia Milestones exams given last spring, the state’s year-end standardized tests. Georgia students – or at least the ones who took the

August 19, 2021 • Foundation News

Examining Policy Responses to the Pandemic

Covid infections are back on the rise. Georgia’s seven-day moving average of cases as of last Friday was 17 times higher than in late June, when it hit the lowe