Tag Archives: highway construction

Deal, DOT outline $10 billion road construction program

Georgia will embark upon an ambitious highway construction program . . .

Tags: DOT , highway construction , Nathan Deal , Russell McMurry , transportation tax

House passes transportation tax bill

Major transportation tax bill is approved by the House of Representatives and heads to the Senate . . .

Tags: David Stover , highway construction , Jay Roberts , Jimmy Pruett , Larry O\'Neal , motor fuel excise tax , Terry England

House panel votes out latest version of transportation bill

The House Transportation Committee approves the latest version of the highway funding bill; next step is a vote on the House floor . . .

Tags: highway construction , Jay Roberts , Jon Burns , Keisha Waites , Tommy Benton , transportation tax

Senate approves expansion of toll funding

The state Senate passes legislation that will allow toll revenues to be used for highway maintenance and operation, and not just to retire bonds issued for toll road construction . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , Charlie Bethel , highway construction , Renee Unterman , Steve Gooch , toll lanes , toll revenues

Georgia could be hitting a dead end on transportation

It will require a lot of money to fix Georgia’s highways and bridges — and you can’t raise that money without raising taxes . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: highway construction , tax increases

If you want better highways, you’ll have to pay for them

It’s a basic fact of governance: to provide the services your constituents expect, you have to levy taxes to pay for these services. Will Georgia’s lawmakers be able to do that? . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: highway construction , Jay Roberts , Keith Golden , public-private projects , Ray LaHood , taxes

Political Notes – Feds don’t respond to Hudgens’ request, he urges repeal of Obamacare

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens does not get an answer to his request for a 30-day delay in implementing Georgia’s health insurance exchange . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , highway construction , insurance exchange , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens , Rick Petty , T-SPLOST , Texas

DOT awards $113 million in highway contracts

The Department of Transportation moves forward with contracts for several upgrades to Georgia highways . . .

Tags: DOT , highway construction

DOT awards $50 million in new contracts

The Department of Transportation announces the funding of several highway construction projects . . .

Tags: contract awards , DOT , highway construction