Tag Archives: tax increase

The transportation funding bill is a turning point for lawmakers

Legislators set their ideologies aside to pass a bill raising money to repair the transportation infrastructure . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: infrastructure , tax increase , transportation funding bill

On transportation, nothing is ‘off the table’ – but what, exactly, is ‘on the table’?

Legislators and top state officials meet in Athens, but offer no hints on what they’ll recommend to raise money for transportation improvements . . .

Tags: Jay Roberts , Nathan Deal , Steve Gooch , Steve Henson , tax increase , transportation funding

Transportation funding committee nears the end of its road

The legislative study committee looking at transportation funding needs will be producing its final recommendations soon — will they include some sort of tax increase? . . .

Tags: Edward Lindsey , Fran Millar , Jay Roberts , study committee , tax increase , transportation funding

Political Notes – For some 43,000 Georgians, the holiday season turns sour

The impending termination of federal unemployment benefits will cut off nearly 43,000 laidoff Georgians . . .

Tags: David Shafer , Georgia Hospital Association , Labor Department , Nathan Deal , tax increase , unemployment benefits