Georgia is one of only a few states to see an increase in its population of children, but a report indicates residents could soon see the impact of a falling rate nationally, which will show up in education, health care, and workforce numbers.
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Georgia Food Banks Gear Up for Summertime Demand a Year After Pandemic Food Stamp Benefits Ended
Since last summer, thousands of Georgians have turned to food banks, kitchens and shelters in order to make up for the loss of extra federal food stamp benefits that kept them from going hungry during the worst of the pandemic.
State Agency to Recommend Pay Hike for Caregivers Who Aid Georgians With Disabilities
A key state agency will recommend a slightly higher wage increase for caregivers who work with people with disabilities in Georgia and who would see a $6 hourly rate increase under the proposal.
GA Farmers Look to Congress for Support to Fight Climate Change
Georgia farmers are watching a bill that is being reintroduced in Congress for ways to help their farms become more sustainable and less likely to contribute to the warming climate.
GA Centers Combat Child-Abuse Misconceptions with Impactful Initiatives
Georgia saw more than 62,000 reports of child abuse in 2020, representing more than 120,000 children.
Clean Energy: Good for Business, Good for Georgia | Opinion
But 40,000 jobs could be 140,000 jobs (or more!) if Georgia decision-makers decided to prioritize clean energy investments instead of fossil fuel dependence.
Solar Power Fans Pine for Sunnier Days After Georgia Lawmakers Stalled Big Changes
Solar energy advocates anticipate lawmakers will continue to push for legislation in 2024 that could lead to big changes to industry regulations and could rapidly expand Georgia’s rooftop solar market.
National Gas Prices See Slight Rise But Georgia Prices Remain Lower
Here in Georgia, the average price per gallon of gas is $3.245, about three cents per gallon more expensive than last week.
Georgia’s SB 140 Seen as Serious Threat to LGBTQ+ Youth
New legislation in Georgia targeting gender-affirming health care for transgender minors has health professionals and LGBTQ+ advocates on high alert.
Georgia Lawmakers Slogged Through Bipartisan Attempts to Protect Okefenokee, Sinking in the End
The push by a large coalition of Georgia legislators to protect the Okefenokee Swamp from mining failed this session even before legislators could vote on a panel to study ways to protect the diverse wildlife refuge.