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Georgia Tipoffs: Public Policy Newsletter for Friday January 05, 2018 ( 3 items )  

BCA-Georgia Chamber Heads Make Friendly Wager on Championship Game
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Jan. 4 -- The Business Council of Alabama issued the following news release: Alabama has Georgia on its mind between now and Monday when the University of Alabama meets the University of Georgia Bulldogs in Atlanta to settle the 2017 football season collegiate national championship. In keeping with the spirit of the season's finale, Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary and Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Clark decided to stir   more

Cancer Mortality in U.S. Continues Decades-Long Drop
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 4 -- The American Cancer Society issued the following news release: The cancer death rate dropped 1.7% from 2014 to 2015, continuing a drop that began in 1991 and has reached 26%, resulting in nearly 2.4 million fewer cancer deaths during that time. The data is reported in Cancer Statistics 2018, the American Cancer Society's comprehensive annual report on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival. It is published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians and is accompanied  more

Georgia State Among Top 100 on Kiplinger's Best Value List
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 4 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Georgia State University is ranked among the top 100 public colleges and universities in the U.S. in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's 2018 Best College Values rankings. In the rankings, which weigh affordability alongside academic quality, Georgia State was listed 90th among the top 100 public colleges and universities. The rankings are based on an analysis of graduation rates, total cost per year,   more