Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Governor says he will sign transportation funding proposal

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that he will sign a transportation funding bill expected to raise $900 million for the state's infrastructure needs through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-01/governor-says-he-will-sign-transpor
Poll: Most don't favor road-funding plan

...voters oppose the House's transportation-funding plan than favor it, according...year's budget as part of its transportation-funding plan.When voters were...approach to pushing any bill on transportation funding and instead emphasize the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/poll-most-dont-favor-roa
Ga. Senate passes spending plan

...Friday but narrowly passed its version of a transportation funding bill.Both will now head to conference committees...reason all of the Senate Democrats opposed the transportation-funding bill. They object to earmarking $250 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/ga-senate-passes-spendin
New state budget will keep construction crews busy in Metro Atlanta

...related companies. Lawmakers also approved a transportation funding bill that could pump another $900 million or so...company's work is likely to pick up now that the transportation funding bill has passed.Meanwhile, the separate bond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-05/new-state-budget-will-keep-construc
Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

...67 percent favored the general outline of the transportation-funding plan that raises the gasoline tax and adds fees...and its sources of revenue, combine to make transportation funding far more popular than at the start of the session...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-02/poll-favors-ga-governor-
Lawmaker likes way road funding turned out

...raise even more money through special sales taxes for transportation.To address how the state spends its new transportation funding, the bill gives priority to areas of the state plagued by traffic congestion ahead of rural parts of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/lawmaker-likes-way-road-
Transportation funding critics getting noticed, not heard

ATLANTA - Critics of a $1 billion transportation funding bill didn't get to testify Thursday at the first House hearing on the proposal, but they are getting noticed.House Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-05/transportation-funding-critic
Georgia lawmaker lashes out at transportation funding bill critics

ATLANTA -- Critics of a $1 billion transportation-funding bill didn't get to testify Thursday during the first House hearing on the proposal, but they are getting noticed.House Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-05/ga-lawmaker-lashes-out-t
Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

...drivers would pay with every fill-up.Ralston was comparing the thinking behind the House version of a sweeping transportation-funding bill to what a Senate committee proposed Wednesday. The two versions differ in many ways, mostly with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/gas-tax-change-would-hit
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...to internal rules.Most of the headline-grabbing bills already had passed in the House or Senate, such as transportation funding, the state takeover of struggling schools, medical marijuana and the budget for the next fiscal year.Here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros