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New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...It was about airports. It was about public transportation for all 10 million people and visitors alike."Transportation Commissioner Randall McMurry pledged that the regions that passed the tax would not be penalized or see the new state funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
Public panning the pipeline

...hearing in Richmond Hill on April 21.We sincerely hope those officials ? namely Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry ? were paying attention. Next month, he'll decide whether the Texas-based pipeline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-27/public-panning-pipeli
Augustans plan group transport to Palmetto Pipeline public hearing

...barrels a day ? about 15 percent of the pipeline's 167,000 barrel daily capacity.Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry will decide whether to approve or deny Kinder Morgan's request for a certificate of public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-20/augustans-plan-group-transpor
DOT reform stalls in Senate; threatens road money proposal

...money at a system that lacks accountability because too many people think they are in charge. Right now, transportation commissioners - selected by local delegations to represent a specific district - fight each other for state funds to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-05/dot-reform-stalls-senate-threatens-
Transportation funding critics getting noticed, not heard

...scheduled for a meeting in the same room next. Roberts spent 45 minutes testifying on his view of the bill, and Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry spent 50 minutes talking about why more money is needed. In the remaining time, only a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-05/transportation-funding-critic
Augusta-area business leaders press state officials on transportation

...We just are not," said Sims, an Augusta Republican who is a cosponsor of the legislation.Assistant Transportation Commissioner Todd Long saluted the Augusta region for voting in 2013 for the regional sales tax, noting that construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-02-10/augusta-area-business-leaders-p
Georgia lawmaker lashes out at transportation funding bill critics

...scheduled for a meeting in the same room next. Roberts spent 45 minutes testifying on his view of the bill, and Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry spent another 50 minutes talking about why more money is needed. In the remaining time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-05/ga-lawmaker-lashes-out-t
Tax hikes looms to fix Georgia roads

...said.Lawmakers meeting at the University of Georgia in a pre-session conference heard Roberts and state Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden lay out the need. Cars with better mileage use less gas, resulting in years of flat gas-tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-09/tax-hikes-looms-fix-geor
Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...resurfaced, you're not going to be too happy," Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden said Tuesday to a committee of...speaker and governor then were peeved at the transportation commissioner at the time and wanted to serve up some punishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
Depletion of federal highway funds stalls projects

...bill we have now which expires in September is not fully funded," said Todd Long, Georgia's assistant transportation commissioner.So they sidetracked projects, from a bike-pedestrian facility in Greensboro to sidewalks for the Jefferson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/depletion-federal-highway-fu