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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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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
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
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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Lawmakers push roadwork plans

...station this week at the General Assembly. There are competing proposals on how to fund a growing backlog of transportation improvements: - On Monday, House Transportation Chairman Vance Smith, R-Pine Mountain, will hold a news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/01/met_509907.shtml
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Transportation tax is the right thing to do

...voters to join together on a regional basis for transportation improvements needed across jurisdictional boundaries to...spread the burden of financing badly needed transportation improvements by adding small amounts to purchases people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-07-22/transportation-t
Leaders plan Columbia county projects

...too, and recently have made public a preliminary capital improvements plan that could allocate millions to transportation improvements. The list of needed projects is something officials say they'll be working on this year and would like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/met_53660.shtml
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