Georgia pulls in a top ranking for this state’s business climate, while continuing to fail on measures of child welfare, seniors health and financial security. Georgia’s families cannot sustain themselves on awards the state receives, and we need policy makers that are committed to doing more. As the gubernatorial race heats up ahead of the… [Read More]
In the past three years, Georgia’s foster-care population has skyrocketed from about 7,600 in September 2013 to 13,266 last month. According to Casey Family Programs, about 31 percent of children brought into foster care are coming from parents with drug and alcohol addictions. Finding foster homes for these children has become increasingly difficult. Making it… [Read More]
Georgia’s military families “have served our nation, they have served our state, and we need to keep our promise to them,” House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) told WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer. To honor this service, Leader Abrams will propose “A Promise Kept” in this year’s legislative session.