Opioid Deaths on the Rise in Georgia
Opioid overdose death rates including heroin in Georgia have increased significantly – from 1.4 to 9.5 per 100,000 persons between 1999 and 2016.
30-Year-Olds: Then and Now
In 1975, nearly three in four 30-year-olds had married, had a child, were not enrolled in school, and lived on their own. In 2015, just one in three 30-year-olds have these characteristics.
A College Education Pays
In Georgia, a person with a college education earns more than two and half times more than a person without a high school diploma.
Georgia’s Tax Breaks are Costly
Georgia’s assortment of tax breaks is projected to cost the state treasury an estimated $8 billion in the 2016 budget year.