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Tax hikes looms to fix Georgia roads

...face this term."Some from the areas of the state that passed a regional sales-tax increase for local transportation improvements are among the most hesitant because their citizens bit the bullet when most other regions refused.Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-09/tax-hikes-looms-fix-geor
No quick solution to Georgia highway woes

...They are also were in two of the three regions that passed the 2012 sales-tax increase regionally for transportation improvements.Legislators from those three regions don't want their constituents to be penalized or to pay extra taxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/no-quick-solution-georgia-
Columbia County sample ballot

...and equipment, (IV) transportation improvements, (V) water and sewer...storm water, (V) transportation improvements, (VI) recreation...facilities, (II) transportation improvements, (III) recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-12/columbia-count
News Analysis: Read fine print on transportation, alcohol talk

ATLANTA - Transportation improvements and Sunday alcohol sales rank high among issues before...The big-city chambers of commerce perennially support transportation improvements, but they've picked which funding plan they want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/05/met_119009.shtml
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Augusta-area lawmakers hear road construction plans

...counties are part of one of three regions in the state where voters agreed in July to raise the sales tax for transportation improvements."We're ready to deliver," Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden said. "? Our goal is to make every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-29/augusta-area-lawmakers-h
Traffic officials propose changing schedule for tax projects

...meeting of the citizens review panel for the tax. It needs final approval from the Georgia Department of Transportation.Improvements to Gordon Highway, Sixth Street and 13th Street were moved from the first time band to the final one. Sixteen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-23/traffic-officials-propose-cha
Old Petersburg Road widening set

...Forty-six counties and their cities comprise the three regional districts that approved the TIA referendum last July. The tax is expected to generate around $1.8 billion in new revenue dedicated to local transportation improvements.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-21/old-petersburg-road-widening-
Cobb County to pay $300 million for Braves stadium

...value appreciation included in the county's revenue estimates. The project does include $14 million toward transportation improvements, although the long-term infrastructure plan remains to be seen. Of the new taxes, the county plan calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/cobb-county-pay-300-mill
TSPLOST is a nonstarter

On July 31 we will be asked to vote on a proposed transportation improvements special purpose local option sales tax that would add 1 percent sales tax for 10 years. When you vote, please consider this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-07-17/tsplost-nonstarter
Voters would decide on tax

...adopt a 1-percent sales tax increase for transportation improvements. The House plan passed overwhelmingly Tuesday...to adopt a 1 percent sales tax increase for transportation improvements: - Lee Anderson, R-Grovetown - Hardie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/04/met_513501.shtml
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