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Consumer Price Index Increased 7.9% Over the Last 12 Months

Consumer Price Index Increased 7.9% Over the Last 12 Months

The CPI is up 7.9% over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. On March 10th, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that in February the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis. The CPI is up 7.9% over the last 12 months, not...

Education advocate: Rural Georgia families need Promise Scholarships

Education advocate: Rural Georgia families need Promise Scholarships

Rural families in Georgia, like mine, don’t always have access to educational options. Promise Scholarships would fix this inequity. My family moved to Burke County six years ago. My husband and I have two children, both with Individualized Education Plans for special...

Approved– Senate Bill 601, the Georgia Education Freedom Act

Approved– Senate Bill 601, the Georgia Education Freedom Act

The Georgia Senate Education and Youth Committee has approved Senate Bill 601, the Georgia Education Freedom Act, by a 6-4 vote. The bill would create Promise Scholarships, offering Georgia families up to $6,000 a year for any approved education expense, such as...

Education Rally: Access to More High-Quality Education Options

Education Rally: Access to More High-Quality Education Options

Join other parents and community leaders on Liberty Plaza to spread the message that it is time for change in education Today, hundreds of parents, families, and advocates will come together for a rally at noon on Liberty Plaza at the Georgia State Capitol to voice...

January’s Rise of the Consumer Price Index (CPI)

January’s Rise of the Consumer Price Index (CPI)

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.6% in January  Today, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that in January the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis. The CPI is up...

BETTER WORK has changed Latesha’s and Shay’s lives forever

BETTER WORK has changed Latesha’s and Shay’s lives forever

A newly released video shares the impact of BETTER WORK with the world For single mothers, Shay and Latesha, the effects of being trapped in the system meant that not only were they impacted but their kids were as well. Like most mothers, all they wanted for their...

Perspective: The surprisingly simple ways to incentivize marriage

Perspective: The surprisingly simple ways to incentivize marriage

Some parents don’t wed because they fear losing government benefits. Governors in states like Utah and Virginia could solve this problem Originally posted on Deseret News “I chose not to marry,” Tiana said. “For one, I get a lot of assistance. I have a disabled child....

MEDIA MENTIONS

New Research Predicts Long-Term Pain for Labor Market

Long-term pain for labor market due to the COVID-19 pandemic New research predicts long-term pain for the labor market due to around 3 million workers who plan to remain permanently sidelined over concerns of physical illness or physical impairment due to the COVID-19...

Georgia Unemployment Rate: Lowest Record Since 1976

State unemployment rate stands at a record low On Friday, April 15th, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released state employment numbers for Georgia. They show that our state unemployment rate stands at a record low of 3.1%, the lowest since the BLS began tracking...

Georgia Senate kills school-choice bill | The Center Square

The Georgia Senate has killed a bill that would have allowed Georgians to put taxpayer money toward the cost of private school tuition. Senate Bill 601, the Georgia Educational Freedom Act, would have created state-funded Promise Scholarships of up to $6,000 a year....

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Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

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