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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
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
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
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
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...but it can be trickier.Both chambers had passed high-priority legislation before Friday, including a transportation-funding bill in the House and Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed chronically failing in the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
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
Across the region

...Options offered on transportation funds ATLANTA - Georgia will have to cover a $1 billion to $1.5 billion transportation funding gap to stay economically competitive, a committee of lawmakers is warning in a report issued Tuesday.The group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-30/across-region
Ga. road-funding vote shows split

ATLANTA ? Legislators who often side with one another chose different positions on the transportation-funding bill that just came out of the House of Representatives.Thursday's vote on House Bill 170 showed how hard it was to predict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/ga-road-funding-vote-sho
Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...contrary to what many people might think, the two groups aren't always on opposing sides.The best example is transportation funding, one of the most discussed issues before this session of the General Assembly. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-17/business-co