From The Brunswick News, June 2, 2012
The Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce is for it, but the Glynn County Republican Party is not.
Now, the Glynn County Commission wants to make sure residents get the complete lowdown on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for transportation before voting to accept or reject it in a countywide referendum in the July 31 primaries.
The sales tax in Glynn County is now 6 percent. It would rise to 7 percent if the TSPLOST passes.
Two Republican members of the state delegation, Rep. Alex Atwood of St. Simons Island and Sen. William Ligon of Waverly, say the act is unconstitutional and subject to legal challenge.
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