The Terrible T-SPLOST Tax
Jan 2012: Governor and General Assembly Want To Bypass Representative Government
Dec 2011: "Enough Sales Tax – Vote No On TSPLOST"
Nov 2011: "Special Interests Have Turned T-SPLOST Into a Future Tax Trap"
Nov 2011: "Push-back Expected for Roads Tax Referendum"
Nov 2011: Carroll County: No SPLOST on March Ballot
Nov 2011: "Monroe [County] Pitches SPLOST Vote Before T-SPLOST Vote"
Nov 2011: "Vinings Resident: "Light Rail Will Not Get Build in the I-75 Corridor in Our Lifetimes""
Oct 2011: "Hall Chamber Votes to Endorse T-SPLOST"
Oct 2011: "Case Hasn't Been Made for SPLOSTs"
Oct 2011: "[Marietta] City Government Unlikely to Express Support for T-SPLOST"
Oct 2011: "[T-SPLOST] Tax a Bad Idea in Tough Times"
Sep 2011: "Housing Collapse in Georgia; T-SPLOST a Bad Idea"
Sep 2011: HB 277 sponsor and GA DOT Commissioner Vance Smith resigns
Sep 2011: "Cafe Standards and the T-SPLOST"
Aug 2011: "Transportation Sales Tax Implodes" (for now)
Aug 2011: "The Proposed Transportation Bill Could Be The Largest Tax Increase in Georgia History"
Aug 2011: "The Agenda: Another Proposed Sales Tax"
Aug 2011: "The Agenda: Airports, Taxes, and a Commuter Rail in Henry"
Aug 2011: "Georgia Chamber to Lead Fight for T-SPLOSTs"
Aug 2011: "Against the T-SPLOST"
Jan 2011: "Ralston, Staff and Families Took $17,000 [Light Rail] Lobbyist-funded Trip to Germany"
Jun 2010: HB 277 is signed into law by Governor Perdue
Apr 2010: HB 277 passes Georgia House for a third time and is sent to the Governor
Apr 2010: HB 277 conference report is adopted by the Georgia Senate with little opposition
Jun 2009: HB 277 sponsor Vance Smith Rewarded with GA DOT Commissioner Position
Mar 2009: HB 277 passes the Georgia House again with only slightly more opposition
Mar 2009: HB 277 is modified and then passes the Georgia Senate with an overwhelming majority
Mar 2009: HB 277 passes the Georgia House of Representatives with an overwhelming majority
Feb 2009: HB 277 – The Georgia 2020 Transportation Act – is introduced.