Tag Archives: transportation tax

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 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

House bill would cut income tax, raise sales tax

House Republicans propose a huge cut in the state income tax rate, offset partly by an increase in the state sales tax . . .

Tags: David Ralston , John Carson , state income tax , state sales tax , transportation tax

With more changes, panel votes out transportation bill

The transportation tax bill gets an approving vote in committee after more revisions are made to placate local governments . . .

Tags: Jay Roberts , motor fuel excise tax , transportation tax

Study says unrepaired roads cost $7.9 billion annually

The cost of not repairing Georgia’s roads and bridges is more than $7 billion a year, according to a consultant’s analysis . . .

Tags: AAA , GTA , road projects , Rocky Moretti , transportation tax , TRIP

Political Notes: Drinking and rafting? The House says ‘yes’

You could legally drink and raft under a bill passed Tuesday by the Georgia House . . .

Tags: boating under the influence , early voting reduction , Eddie Lumsden , GHA , highway congestion , league of women voters , Mark Hamilton , transportation tax

Transportation tax nears vote in House committee

The transportation tax bill is on track to get committee approval sometime next week, before moving to a vote on the House floor . . .

Tags: county governments , Ed Crowell , Jay Roberts , transportation tax

Anti-tax group opposes transportation tax proposal

Grover Norquist’s anti-tax organization has come out in opposition to the HB 170 transportation tax bill . . .

Tags: Americans for Tax Reform , David Ralston , Grover Norquist , Nathan Deal , transportation tax

Local governments still unhappy with transportation tax

Opposition to the proposed transportation tax is still centered among local governments who stand to lose millions in tax revenues . . .

Tags: ACCG , Angela Palm , GMA , GSBA , Jay Roberts , motor fuel excise tax , Tom Gehl , transportation tax

Transportation tax bill, still changing, moves ahead

The bill revising Georgia’s transportation tax is approved by a House subcommittee and will progress to the House Transportation Committee . . .

Tags: excise tax , GSBA , Jay Roberts , local sales taxes , motor fuel , transportation tax