Georgia closed out fiscal 2022 last month with a massive budget surplus fueled by the significant increase in tax revenue.
Owning a home has been considered a pillar of the American Dream, so let’s take a look at trends of Georgia homeownership rates from 2010 till 2021.
A recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll of Georgia voters found that a majority of residents do not want the LIFE Act, which will ban abortions after fetal heartbeat, to go into effect. In spite of this, elected officials in Georgia moved to make the bill enforceable only hours after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade in their June 24 decision on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health.
Graduation rate remains a key issue for Georgians, as the state falls in the lower 50 percent when it comes to degree completion.
House Bill 481, also called the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, is a 10-page bill that was passed in 2019 and almost immediately blocked by a federal judge who claimed the law violated the precedent of Roe v. Wade; now it’s heading to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and threatens to restrict abortion rights across the state, if reinstated.