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Solve the transportation funding crisis

...the past year, Georgians everywhere have heard the painful truth that our state is suffering from a massive transportation funding shortfall -- a deficit that has led to the death or postponement of hundreds of local projects, some of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/27/op_192413.shtml
Opinion columns
Business groups push to break legislative jam

...session without a deal on transportation funding got an extra push Monday...gridlock over the fate of a transportation funding plan that failed in the...was formed to lobby for transportation funding, urged lawmakers to strike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/31/met_516493.shtml
Metro
Group meets to root out road needs

...Joint Study Committee on Transportation Funding, meeting this week in Savannah...a grass-roots look at transportation funding issues in both rural and...Joint Study Committee on Transportation Funding, is conducting a series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/11/met_135392.shtml
Metro
Democrats back Georgia transportation overhaul

...wraps off a proposal Thursday to overhaul state transportation funding and slammed Gov. Sonny Perdue, saying he's...that Perdue hasn't been aggressive enough on transportation funding. Perdue focused last year on cleaning up management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-02-05/democrats-back-georgia-transp
Metro
Historic Georgia road and rail funding bill approved

...overcame years of struggle and approved a historic transportation funding bill Wednesday, delivering on a plan that would...Atlanta.Business leaders have pressed hard for a transportation funding plan, saying the state's spending has not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-04-22/historic-georgia-road-and-rai
Metro
Report says S.C. needs $30 billion more for road repair, transportation

...economy," the report states.The state's transportation funding is so far below regional and national norms that...Legislative leaders say they're uncertain whether transportation funding will be addressed next year in any meaningful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-08/report-says-sc-needs-30-billi
Mental health professionals say Georgia care needs more improvement

...Alliance on Mental Illness Georgia, said progress has been made but that the state is still struggling with transportation funding for patients, and how to allocate funding for housing.Parts of the settlement require officials to place no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-18/mental-health-professionals-
Transportation tax needed, supporters say

...Carolina line is a future need that must be accounted for in this tax, he said."It's the only hope for transportation funding probably for a good while," Cross said. "Good planning starts ahead of when you're in an emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-07-20/transportation
Transportation tax is the right thing to do

...transportation investment per capita, despite the fact that population growth continues to be phenomenal in our state. Transportation funding in Georgia primarily is limited to the motor fuel tax, which is in serious trouble because of the variables...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-07-22/transportation-t
Transportation funding vote could be delayed

A referendum on a new 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects might join Augusta's referendum on funding a stadium complex and the presidential election in 2012.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-06-23/transportation-funding-v