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Georgia Must Create Recession Resistant Tax Reform

Georgia is respected for fiscally conservative state budgets. But now money is tighter than since anyone can remember and there’s not much in the savings account.   At least we’re not like California where the state government budget resembles economic swamp water.

Tommy Hills is Georgia state government’s chief financial officer.  “I’ve told people I work with that this is not something that just next year is going to turn around,” Hills said recently at The Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta.  “It’s going to be a culture for two or three years of having to continue to cut budgets of all the state departments each year, including the education community.” Continue reading

June 6, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment