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Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...were gritting their teeth Monday as one state leader after another warned them of difficult choices ahead on transportation funding.Those attending the annual Mayors' Day breakfast are particularly anxious because some of the proposals would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
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
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
Don't request more - spend less

...Only three-quarters of that is dedicated to transportation funding.The study recommends funding options that include...communities who decided to opt in for additional transportation funding, they should expect to see fierce voter opposition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-14/dont-request-more-spe
Commissioner: Discuss giving administrator authority to hire and fire

...topics, such as development in south Augusta and statewide transportation issues, including the local impact of transportation funding changes to the Transportation Investment Act. Howard said Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce President Sue Parr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-07/commissioner-discuss-giv
Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...came to the topic he and other state leaders have said will be the most important of this legislative session, transportation funding, Deal stated the need for it but only hints at what he is looking for the General Assembly to ask for. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/georgias-gov-deal-calls-
Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...whatever we need to do for the families."The predetermined Thursday agenda also included private probation, transportation funding and other transportation needs related to the arrival of U.S. Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon.The big legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/commission-seeks-delegat
Slim support for Ga. tax hike

...so focused on it."The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and many local affiliates are pushing for an increase in transportation funding, saying traffic delays hurt their bottom line. Gov. Nathan Deal and leaders of the legislature have taken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-09/slim-support-ga-tax-hike
Transportation funding top legislative issue in Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia's transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-13/transportation-funding-t
Tax hikes looms to fix Georgia roads

ATHENS, Ga. -- Finding a source of $1 billion in transportation funding is topping the agenda for the Georgia General Assembly.On Monday, state leaders hinted at a tax increase."We're not looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-09/tax-hikes-looms-fix-geor