A piece highlighting the final results of the Center for State and Local Finance’s work with the Volcker Alliance is the feature of this thought leadership column for Georgia State University. The column focuses on the outcomes for Georgia in a multistate study on budget transparency and fiscal responsibility.
Head Start programs are highly concentrated in low-income and rural areas of Georgia, providing vital access to early education and supporting at least $71 million in total economic output there, according to a new study by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance.
The analysis found that in many rural,… more »
Peter Bluestone presented “A Review of the Georgia Property Tax” to a state of Georgia legislative subcommittee for affordable housing on Dec. 12, 2017. The presentation discusses property tax classifications, state property tax base components, whether property tax is a regressive or progressive tax, and property tax relief, among other topics.
The Center for State and Local Finance recently awarded more than 20 certificates to public finance professionals, who completed our courses in retirement and government accounting. Both courses lead to the center’s Certificate in Public Financial Management.
Certificate in Retirement, Risk Management and Procurement (September 2017)
Crystal Burge, Georgia Department of Human Services… more »
Robert Buschman, senior researcher, and Maggie Reeves, interim director at the Center for State and Local Finance, presented a review of Georgia’s budget to the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education on Nov. 15, 2017.