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August 23, 2010 --

Georgia’s tax structure no longer generates enough to pay for state services Victim’s family angry that hit-run driver still in U.S. Graves set to give deposition Tuesday Operators: State subsidy drives families into low-quality care Warner Robins brothers’ work relationship causes concern

Budget geeks: Perdue should veto latest tax breaks

Budget geeks: Perdue should veto latest tax breaks
May 20, 2010 --

The 2010 Georgia Legislature took some positive steps to address the state’s $5 billion budget deficit, such as passing bills to raise almost $375 million in new revenues and to improve tax collections and transparency. But it also approved long-term tax cuts ($624 million a year when fully implemented) that will shift the cost of government services onto middle-class and low-income Georgians, says the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.