2010 Statewide Freight & Logistics Plan: The other tax seeker Overlooked in the Transportation Investment Act’s rush to riches is the 2010 Statewide Freight & Logistics Plan (SFLP) concluding, “An investment of $15 billion over the next 20 years is needed across a wide range of freight-related projects to maximize the economic development potential
By LEE BALLARD — Special to “The Telegraph” “The competitiveness initiative report reveals that transportation’s role is but a small piece of a larger, complex economic development puzzle all begging for funding. The point being, the economy and job creation can happen without cycling $19 billion through the GDOT, the T-SPLOST projects overseer, money maze.
Based on the headline, you might think this is a pro-T-SPLOST piece. The content will surprise you. Lee Ballard. a Macon resident, blows the whistle on the lies being spread by Chambers of Commerce across the state to sell you on T-SPLOST. “It’s true, Georgia’s 40th (not 49th) place per capita spending, at $607, is
From The Telegraph, Walton Wood, as a Special to The Sun News, Oct 26, 2011 “Hang onto your wallets, ladies and gentlemen — it’s SPLOST season and once more the “fat cat power brokers” of the tax-and-spend genre will attempt to remedy their insatiable appetite for your money.” Read the full article: Click Here