Opponents of the program argue that the work requirement will create barriers for people who are low-income. The executive director of Georgians for a Healthy Future, Laura Colbert, said, “Full-time…
We are now in the 28th day of the legislative session and as cross-over day approaches, things are heating under the gold dome. By midnight on Thursday, bills must clear their chamber of origin if they are to pass this term unless they are attached to another eligible measure. Georgians for a Healthy Future will continue to monitor legislation that will impact the health and welfare of all Georgians and work towards providing access to affordable and quality health care.
We invite you to the Rally for Revenues to Stop Budget Cuts. Numerous organizations plan to rally Tuesday, March 23rd at 2:00 p.m. on the Washington Street side of the State Capitol. Cutting spending is only one part of the solution to the current budget crisis and officials have gone far beyond eliminating inefficiency and “nice to do” programs. We are calling for raising revenues in sensible ways to ensure that services for children, the elderly and struggling families are preserved and that Georgia does not go backward in irretrievable ways. We hope to see you there!