Anti-TSPLOST Regions Face Penalty By Parker Wallace – GPB News ATLANTA — The “T-SPLOST” penny transportation tax vote may have failed throughout most of the state, but some local transportation costs could skyrocket. There are hidden penalties written into the law. The Georgia legislature passed the Transportation Act in 2010, which authorized Tuesday’s vote on T-SPLOST.
Transportation Leadership Coalition wants state lawmakers to repeal the law which enabled the referendum.
T-SPLOST foes want tax repealed and other transportation news nuggets By Thomas Wheatley – CL Atlanta * The Transportation Leadership Coalition, one of the grassroots groups that called for voters to reject the measure, want state lawmakers to repeal the law which enabled the referendum. The legislation included a penalty clause for counties that rejected
Counties face fallout from failed TSPLOST vote By Sandra Parrish WSB Radio One of the groups that came out against the transportation sales tax referendum earlier this week, now complains the counties in the nine regions where it failed will be penalized for their “no” votes. Jack Staver, chairman of the Transportation Leadership Coalition, says
T-SPLOST opponents take aim at funding penalty By Dave Williams Staff writer – Atlanta Business Chronicle One of the groups that helped defeat this week’s regional transportation sales tax in Atlanta is calling for repeal of a state penalty aimed at regions that rejected the referendum. Under legislation the General Assembly passed two years ago,