The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies will host the Public Finance and the New Economy conference April 26-27. In addition to showcasing new research and scholars from around the country, the conference also will honor Professor David L. Sjoquist for his substantial contributions to state and local public finance.
The Fiscal Research Center recently published an analysis detailing the major state and local revenue sources from 1998-2015, entitled “Financing Georgia’s Future IV.”
Authored by Sally Wallace and Rahul Pathak, the report provides a comprehensive overview of trends in Georgia’s state and local finances over the past 18 years, highlighting changing fiscal patterns… more »
Along with legislators in nearly two dozen states, Georgia lawmakers ushered in the 2018 legislative session this week. On Jan. 11, Gov. Nathan Deal plans to give his final State of the State address and release his fiscal year 2019 budget.
Among the issues expected to cross Georgia legislators’ desks: the impact… more »
In a new policy brief, “Data Snapshot: Changes to Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,” researchers Alex Hathaway and Lakshmi Pandey provide an update on the state’s participation in this federal program.
Previously known as the Food Stamp Program, SNAP has been active for more than 50 years. It is… more »
On May 16, the Fiscal Research Center will host a presentation on “Tax Policy in Georgia’s 2017 Legislative Session.” Robert Buschman, a senior research associate, will recap the tax-related bills that passed in Georgia’s 2017 legislative session, as well as a few news-making bills that didn’t pass.
Georgia’s changing population and economy are creating new challenges and opportunities for the state, with potentially far-reaching implications. How Georgia responds to its aging population, projected increase in demand for health care, and shifting employment base will all affect the state’s fiscal health in the decades to come.
Georgia lawmakers went back to work this week, ushering in the 2017 legislative session on Jan. 9. On Wednesday, Gov. Nathan Deal also gave his State of the State address and released his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget report. Our newest publications, the 23rd edition of the Georgia tax handbook and our annual rankings report… more »