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How Will Operations & Maintenance be Paid for in the Long Term?

ARC representative, Cain Williamson, does not have an answer for that.  Hear him state the fact in this video.  


TSPLOST – Just the Facts in 10 Minutes

In 10 short minutes, you’ll learn all you need to know about the proposed 1% increase in your sales tax on everything you buy including food and prescription drugs. The tax increase is known as TSPLOST and will be on the ballot as Referendum 1 on July 31st.


TSPLOST Tax fight heats up

Mike Lowry from Transportation Leadership Coalition and Eldrin Bell, Clayton County Commissions square off in Clayton County.  Coverage provided by WSBTV http://www.wsbtv.com/videos/news/tsplost-tax-fight-heats-up/vcSzp/


Big Companies Strong-arming Employees

Metro Atlanta firms as voter turnout machines 9:00 am June 23, 2012, by jgalloway “You may not know it yet, but if you work for a large company in metro Atlanta, you’re about to become part of one of the most unusual political campaigns this state has ever seen. Most battles for votes are conducted


Congress Wrecked America’s Road System

Congress Wrecked America’s Road System Newmax Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 By Ernest Istook Why are our roads so congested? It’s because of a wreck. By spending fuel tax money on things other than roads, Washington has wrecked the way we pay for highways. With dedicated revenue now drained away, roads are clogged due to wasteful


Mostly False: “There is no Plan B” if the transportation referendum is not passed by voters.

T-SPLOST supporter says options are slim if referendum fails Share this story:  “Next month’s monumental voter referendum to increase the sales tax rate to pay for dozens of transportation projects across metro Atlanta has brought up an interesting question. “Can we do this over and come up with another list of projects if the referendum


AJC: The public has no idea where $1B of local TSPLOST money will be spent

Public ‘in the dark’ on T-SPLOST $1B Share of transportation funds for localities does not require project list By Ariel Hart and Paige Cornwell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “The battle over how the region would spend $6.14 billion to fix metro Atlanta’s transportation quagmire is in full roar. “Little noticed in the din: $1.08 billion in


Grievances Dominate TSPLOST Town Hall in Brookhaven

WABE News Sunday, June 17, 2012 By: Jonathan Shapiro “At the town hall, Mike Lowry of Roswell said the project list was skewed towards MARTA and public transit at the expense of much needed road-funding. “People come here and give up promotions in order to stay here and they don’t do that because of MARTA


Debate Over Transportation Tax on 11Alive

video11-Alive VideoSunday, June 17, 2012, 11Alive News Bob Ross, Transportation Leadership Coalition, discusses the cons of the projects list. David Stockert, CEO Post Properties, takes on the pro-tax side.  Stockert is also Chairman of Citizens for Transportation Mobility, an affiliate with the Georgia Chambers of Commerce which also goes by the name of Untie Atlanta


‘Plan B’ starts to emerge

From The Marietta Daily Journal, June 14, 2012 By Ron Sifen, member of the Transportation  Leadership Coalition In order to initiate Plan B, taxpayers must vote NO on the regional tax on July 31. The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has recently conceded that the TSPLOST projects list will have an insignificant impact on reducing commute

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