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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Georgia weighs transportation tax

...people what's best for them."As much as people grumble about traffic congestion, winning support for transportation improvements might seem a snap. It's paying for it that could become a speed bump.Look at last November's referendum...
Latest News | Government
Augusta has no ozone violations this year

...designation, which could trigger more controls on new industry and would make it more difficult to plan and finance transportation improvements. Mr. Kelly said non-attainment designations include the use of formulas that encompass three years of...
Walkway work to re-create Teardrop

...the Georgia Department of Transportation. The grants are meant to fund walking paths, bike paths and other transportation improvements. Reach Greg Gelpi at (706) 828-3851or
Metro | Augusta State University
Ban on burning to cut ozone

...stricter controls would be triggered on new industry and would make it more difficult to plan and finance transportation improvements. One effort under way to reduce ozone in communities with poor air quality is a seasonal burning ban that...