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Georgia nets new DOT commissioner

...years. The governor will now have to select a new planning director nominee to be confirmed by legislative transportation committees. The department has a budget of more than $2 billion and more than 4,100 employees.
Ga. may get tax hike for roads

...need to be."He said that he and other state leaders are is relying on the chairmen of the House and Senate transportation committees to make a specific recommendation and that he would not comment on individual expenditures or money sources...
Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...waste more time and gas sitting in traffic, and no one would be satisfied," he said.The House and Senate transportation committees hold a joint meeting today with the goal to settle on a funding plan.Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert said...
Sims named chairman of House properties committee

...Committee and a member of the Appropriations, Health & Human Services, Rules, Science and Technology, and Transportation committees.Sims represents District 123, which includes parts of Columbia and Richmond counties. She was elected to...
State Sen. Bill Jackson to seek re-election

...Education and Youth, Ethics, Natural Resources and the Environment, Reapportionment and Redistricting, and Transportation committees.A businessman, Jackson has served 21 years in the state Legislature, in both the House and Senate.
Perdue adds fuel to debate on transportation funding

...But no matter whether it was a chairman of the State Transportation Board or a chairman of the House or Senate transportation committees, the gas-tax increase never got off the starting line for political reasons. Governors have favored borrowing...
State Reps. Barbara Sims, Barry Fleming receive House assignments

...was also assigned to the Appropriations; Health and Hu man Services; Rules; Science and Technology; and Transportation committees.Sims served as deputy House whip for six years. Her new office is in the Capitol."I appreciate the confidence...
Leaders aim to improve DOT

...congestion is only going to get worse unless significant funding changes are made. Members of the House and Senate transportation committees have spent the summer traveling the state to gather input about the issue. The joint committee wrapped up its...
Group meets to root out road needs

...Center, is the second of six planned meetings around the state designed to give members of the House and Senate Transportation committees a grass-roots look at transportation funding issues in both rural and urban areas of the state. The first...
Tell us if we're on the right road

...leaders such as Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, House Speaker Glenn Richardson and the chairmen of legislative transportation committees.a But now it is time to hear what you think - those who use Georgia's transportation network every day...
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