Working Georgians Lack Housing Options

This week’s Courier Herald column: This week we’re going to dive deeper into Georgia’s challenge of providing workforce housing. While it’s not a new problem, the recent public remarks by Governor Brian Kemp and the state’s economist Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman have directly tied the lack of available and affordable housing as a hindrance not only

When Is A Surplus Not A Surplus?

This week’s Courier Herald column: For the second year in a row, the state of Georgia’s fiscal coffers are overflowing.  Literally. The state’s rainy day fund is at its legal limit.  Funds from tax revenues are still coming in above projection.  There is still some federal Covid relief money yet to be spent.  It’s an