June 27, 2014

Georgia Budget & Policy Institute: Fix Education, Other Vital Services With Viable State Revenue Options

ITEP Work in Action

Georgia continues to wrestle with the fallout of relying on a revenue system that can’t raise enough money to meet the needs of a modern, growing state. Hospitals are closing, traffic is gridlocked and local school districts are cutting calendar days and increasing class sizes. Public investments in education, transportation and other vital services are essential ingredients of economic success, but Georgia’s bare-bones tax system leaves state lawmakers without needed resources.

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