Tag Archives: tax increases

Tax increases outweighed tax breaks this year

The General Assembly passed its usual assortment of tax breaks this year, but also approved tax increases that more than offset the exemptions . . .

Tags: GBPI , General Assembly , tax breaks , tax increases , Wesley Tharpe

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

Chambliss predicts president ‘will get his way’ on tax hike

A tax hike on the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans will likely happen, Sen. Saxby Chambliss predicts . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Grover Norquist , Saxby Chambliss , tax increases

On the campaign trail: ‘You lie’ guy comes to the 12th District

Lee Anderson gets support from a South Carolina congressman, again says John Barrow is spreading lies in his TV commercials in the 12th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Joe Wilson , John Barow , Lee Anderson , lies , tax increases

T-SPLOST changed the terms of political debate

After campaigning so strenuously for the T-SPLOST transportation tax, Republican officials aren’t in a position to argue against tax increases . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: political debate , T-SPLOST , tax increases

Political Notes – Deal signature finalizes HOPE changes

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation revamping the HOPE scholarship payouts to college students . . .

Tags: HOPE , lobbyist registration , Nathan Deal , tax increases