Commission Chairman Running for State Senate Seat Opposes TSPLOST
The Athens Banner-Herald reports Danny Yearwood said Tuesday night during a Jackson County Chamber of Commerce forum that he opposes the tax.
Barrow County Board of Commissioners Chairman Danny Yearwood said Tuesday he opposes the proposed transportation sales tax, according to a story by the Athens Banner-Herald.
Yearwood, who is not seeking re-election as commission chairman and is instead running against state Sen. Frank Ginn to represent District 47, said he opposes the 1 percent tax, even though he helped put together the list of Northeast Georgia projects it would fund, including 13 projects in Barrow County.
“Do I support tax?” Yearwood is quoted as saying. “No, I do not support more tax.”
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