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TSPLOST money a trickle
3 years ago

TSPLOST money a trickle

Revenues raised by the year-old penny transportation tax are lagging far below projections by state officials in the three regions that approved the controversial measure last July, according to the …
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In transpo vote, tea party proves no passing fad

Conservative tea party activists in Georgia trampled the notion in Tuesday’s partisan contests that theirs was a movement of cycles gone by–a fad, no longer a force–presaging a brutal conservative …
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TSPLOST election night parties illustration of suburban-urban split

The urban-suburban faultline that punctuated the debate over a proposed regional transportation tax was perfectly illustrated in the election party locations chosen by the measure’s two primary opponents.

The Metro …
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Dueling TSPLOST rallies

The scene Monday at the state Capitol was one of disparate political theatrics as advocates for and against a proposed transportation tax delivered closing arguments.

One brimming with pols and …
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Mistrust in gov’t driving opposition to TSPLOST, down by 9 in new survey

Support for a proposed transportation tax trails by nine points in a new survey released just one day before the measure’s fate will be decided at the polls.

A new …
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Ronald Reagan, TSPLOST endorser?

A new television advertisement by Citizens for Transportation Mobility is invoking the legacy of former President Ronald Reagan to convince fence-sitting conservatives to support a proposed penny sales tax referendum.

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Reed eviscerates ‘trash’-talking NAACP chief

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s boostering of a controversial transportation tax drove him to unfamiliar territory on Wednesday, when the state’s most promising black pol rapped the leader of a local …
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