T-SPLOST, The Tax that Keeps on Taxing
The following is an analysis of each county in the three region that voted yes and passed T-SPLOST. This information is provided by Bill Evelyn, Director, State of Georgia Tea Party, LLC Central Savannah – Region 7 Summary: Every county has projects, but the entire region falls $107 million short to complete all those projects.
T-SPLOST Report: Don & Ron’s $87 Million Tax Give-Away
Just Dandy or Downright Irresponsible? Monday, July 23, 2012 Augusta, GA By IndyInjun A loose coalition of anti-tax and community activists has arisen locally to oppose T-Splost, which is the chosen acronym for a proposed new 1% sales tax dedicated to transportation. This measure is Referendum Item 1 on the July 31 Georgia primary election
Former Georgia state representative and state senator sounds off
Vote ‘no’ on the TSPLOST By Joey Brush Grovetown Sunday, July 22, 2012 In our region, local government representatives have done a fairly good job of assembling their list of the most pressing road projects for the transportation special-purpose local option sales tax, and have not fallen into the temptation of expensive, money-loser mass-transit projects
Illegal T-SPLOST Advertising?!?!
Using state resources to campaign for higher taxes?!? This is on Furys Ferry just north of Evans to Locks in Augusta
TSPLOST is a nonstarter
TSPLOST is a nonstarter By Eric Schumacher Evans Tuesday, July 17, 2012 On July 31 we will be asked to vote on a proposed transportation improvements special purpose local option sales tax that would add 1 percent sales tax for 10 years. When you vote, please consider this: • We already pay 29.9 cents in
Local Activist Calls T-SPLOST “Shameful”
Al Gray Warns Rural County Leaders About ‘Shameful’ T-Splost Friday, June 22, 2012 Lincolnton, GA By Al Gray (Fast forward to the 1:20 min mark for Mr Gray’s remarks)* Read the text and see charts: Click Here
15 Reasons to Detest T-SPLOST
15 Reasons to Detest T-SPLOST and Punish its Promoters Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Augusta, GA By Al Gray The Transportation Investment Act of 2010 (also referred to even in the legislation as the ‘Transportation Investment Act’) is being called T-Splost all over Georgia. The legislation establishes a new 1% sales tax supposedly dedicated to regional
What Are the TSPLOST Advocates Trying to Hide?
As the battle heats up, tax proponents are trying to control the conversation and sway votes with mis-information. From Mike Lowry’s blog post on the Canton-Sixes Patch, June 13, 2012 Why do you suppose they don’t want anyone talking about it? Over the weekend I received an email from an associate showing that the Untie
Tax Proponents on Defense in Advance of T-SPLOST Vote
Defensive Maneuvers In Advance Of T-SPLOST Vote June 12, 2012 13:00 pm Today’s Courier Herald Column: “When politicians want to make news, it’s generally done via Sunday news programs or Monday morning press conferences. It’s a not so subtle way of attempting to control the news flow for the week. Conversely, when they prefer not
Deal stopped gasoline tax hike but favors of 1% sales tax increase?
This editorial in Dalton’s “The Daily Citizen” asks a great question. If Governor Deal can sign an executive order to stop a modest gas tax increase from 12.1 to 12.9 cents (for the second time in one year), then why would he advocate to raise everyone’s tax with T-SPLOST? “…if a small increase in