It took hard work, a little help and a quarter century for Synovia Ridley to climb the economic ladder into the middle class. Synovia moved to Georgia in 1983 from Birmingham, Ala., to study social work at Clark Atlanta University. A few years after starting college, Synovia felt called to service and enlisted in the […]
Originally posted by Laura Harker at the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. Download the PDF. People living in communities suffering from poverty are more likely to be saddled with poorer health. The richest Americans enjoy a life expectancy 10 to 14 years longer than the poorest Americans, according to a study of 1.4 billion tax records […]
Significant momentum is building across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs).