Teachers, Bridges, Tax Refunds: What Georgia’s $5 Billion Surplus Can Buy

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ECONOMY & BUSINESS
EDUCATION
POLITICS & POLICY
TAXES,MONEY & GOVERNMENT
TRANSPORTATION
8 min read
1499 words
Beau Evans
Jul 21, 2022
The Gist What would you do with $5 billion that you didn’t expect to land in your lap? That’s what Georgia’s governor and state lawmakers are asking after raking in a record $5 billion surplus of state tax revenues through June 2022. State Affairs’ analysis shows the huge money pot could go a long way toward ...

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