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Thinking about interdependence

Posted: 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 By Andre Jackson – Editorial Board,  Atlanta Journal Constitution Having duly celebrated on Thursday this nation’s long-ago parting of ways with England, it can be worthwhile now to examine a more local application of independence. The word is often mentioned here in a local context. There’s no doubt


Low expectations for congestion relief

Atlanta Journal Constitution June 2, 2013 By Field Searcy With trust in government in short supply, finding a way to handle critical road projects that actually relieve traffic congestion in metro Atlanta is desperately needed. We at the Transportation Leadership Coalition (TLC) are glad to see our state government finally addressing credible projects like the


People are thinking more local, less centralized

Atlanta Journal Constitution May 2, 2013  By Kyle Wingfield One of the biggest hindrances to last summer’s T-SPLOST referendum existed before a single project was added to the list or vote was cast. That flaw was the very concept of regionalism, an element at the heart of the law authorizing the 1 percent sales tax


The Debate on Regionalism is Heating Up

Last month, grassroots volunteers attended a forum on regionalism sponsored by the AJC and PNC Bank.  The panel featured Steve Brown, Eva Galambos, Tad Leithead, and Ellen Mayer.  A number of you attended, wore Repeal Regionalism buttons and handed out information flyers which directed people to the www.RepealRegionalism.com website.  Our presence and website got a brief mention


Transportation Leadership Coalition Changes Tack, Launches RepealRegionalism.com

Media Contact Field Searcy 678-525-7072 T-SPLOST proponents kick off a new strategy, Transportation Leadership Coalition responds. March, 28, 2013, Roswell, GA – Last night, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and PNC Bank hosted a community forum on Regionalism.  According to the event marketing, the forum was a direct response to the failure of the transportation sales tax


TLC Supports Fayette County Board of Commissioners’ Request to Withdraw from Concept 3 Regional Transportation Plan

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contact Jack Staver 404-861-0711 Field Searcy 678-525-7072 Regional transportation plan fit into a larger agenda of regional governance that strips local control, home rule. March 14, 2013, Roswell, GA – Fayette County, Georgia, will be the first county in Atlanta’s ten-county metropolitan planning organization requesting to be officially removed from the Concept

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