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Distance Learning: 2010 Georgia Budget and Legislative Update

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Sarah Beth Gehl, Deputy Director, Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
Linda Lowe, Public Policy Advocate

Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Session Description:
How will the 2010 Georgia General Assembly's decisions affect your organization and those you serve? Are you prepared for the legislative and budget decisions?

Join HealthTecdl in this forecast of Georgia's budget, tax and legislative agenda for 2010. Sarah Beth Gehl and Linda Lowe, the state's most thoughtful and experienced analysts, will share their unique insights into the emerging issues that constitute how health and human services will be structured, delivered, and financed. More importantly, you will hear how to best engage your organization and constituents in the legislative process, one that will have a profound effect on the health and quality of life of Georgians.

Session Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants will receive an:

  1. In-depth review of 2009 Georgia budget, tax and legislative efforts - what passed and what did not
  2. Analysis of emerging Georgia budget and tax issues affecting the financing of health and human services
  3. Informed forecast of what to anticipate in the 2010 General Assembly - political agendas and priority legislation

Technology Requirements:
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  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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