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  • Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings than Other GroupsATLANTA—Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State University economists. Most single mothers on SNAP who start with no income experience substantial earnings mobility in subsequent years, according to the… more »
  • Associate Director Talks Tax Breaks for New Plans for Old GM SiteCarolyn Bourdeaux, associate director of the Fiscal Research Center, was interviewed by the Atlanta-Journal-Constitution regarding redevelopment of the old GM site in Doraville. Specifically, Bourdeaux commented on the possibility of tax breaks for the site’s redevelopment in the event that DeKalb County school system does not want to participate in a tax allocation district to finance the project. “Yes, they… more »

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