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The Terrible T-SPLOST Tax

Jan 2012: Governor and General Assembly Want To Bypass Representative Government
http://beta.coastalcourier.com/section/4/article/39728/

Dec 2011: "Enough Sales Tax - Vote No On TSPLOST"
http://www.thecitizen.com/blogs/letters-editor/12-27-2011/enough-sales-tax-vote-no-tsplost

Nov 2011: "Special Interests Have Turned T-SPLOST Into a Future Tax Trap"
http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/16548016/article-Ron-Sifen--Special-interests-have-turned-TSPLOST-into-a-future-tax-trap

Nov 2011: "Push-back Expected for Roads Tax Referendum"
http://beta.bryancountynews.net/section/101/article/17190/

Nov 2011: Carroll County: No SPLOST on March Ballot
http://times-georgian.com/view/full_story/16488721/article-Chappell--No-SPLOST-on-March-ballot

Nov 2011: "Monroe Pitches SPLOST Vote Before T-SPLOST Vote"
http://www.macon.com/2011/11/11/1780886/monroe-pitches-splost-vote-before.html

Nov 2011: "Vinings Resident: "Light Rail Will Not Get Build in the I-75 Corridor in Our Lifetimes""
http://smyrna.patch.com/articles/vinings-resident-light-rail-will-not-get-built-in-the-i-75-corridor-in-our-lifetimes

Oct 2011: "Hall Chamber Votes to Endorse T-SPLOST"
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/section/6/article/58262/

Oct 2011: "Case Hasn't Been Made for SPLOSTs"
http://www.macon.com/2011/10/26/1758081/case-hasnt-been-made-for-more.html

Oct 2011: " City Government Unlikely to Express Support for T-SPLOST"
http://mdjonline.com/printer_friendly/16161510

Oct 2011: " Tax a Bad Idea in Tough Times"
http://www.ajc.com/opinion/tax-a-bad-idea-1209190.html

Sep 2011: "Housing Collapse in Georgia; T-SPLOST a Bad Idea"
http://stateofgeorgiateaparty.com/?p=2130

Sep 2011: HB 277 sponsor and GA DOT Commissioner Vance Smith resigns
http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/dot-commissioner-resigns-1161646.html

Sep 2011: "Cafe Standards and the T-SPLOST"
http://www.cumminghome.com/news50000/opinion/CAFE-Standards-and-TSPLOST.shtml

Aug 2011: "Transportation Sales Tax Implodes" (for now)
http://blogs.ajc.com/political-insider-jim-galloway/2011/08/24/transportation-sales-tax-effort-implodes/

Aug 2011: "The Proposed Transportation Bill Could Be The Largest Tax Increase in Georgia History"
http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2011/aug/22/david-pennington/transportation-sales-tax-could-be-historic-wrong-r/

Aug 2011: "The Agenda: Another Proposed Sales Tax"
http://www.sbn.tv/archives/2736

Aug 2011: "The Agenda: Airports, Taxes, and a Commuter Rail in Henry"
http://www.sbn.tv/archives/2673

Aug 2011: "Georgia Chamber to Lead Fight for T-SPLOSTs"
http://daltondailycitizen.com/local/x175566946/Georgia-chamber-to-lead-fight-for-TSPLOSTs

Aug 2011: "Against the T-SPLOST"
http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/14976026/article-Against-the-TSPLOST

Jan 2011: "Ralston, Staff and Families Took $17,000 Lobbyist-funded Trip to Germany"
http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/ralston-staff-and-families-811753.html

Jun 2010: HB 277 is signed into law by Governor Perdue
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9G3AGO00.htm

Apr 2010: HB 277 passes Georgia House for a third time and is sent to the Governor
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/votes/hv0887.htm

Apr 2010: HB 277 conference report is adopted by the Georgia Senate with little opposition
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/votes/sv0797.htm

Jun 2009: HB 277 sponsor Vance Smith Rewarded with GA DOT Commissioner Position
http://www.gabeat.com/2009/06/vance-smith-headed-for-transportation/

Mar 2009: HB 277 passes the Georgia House again with only slightly more opposition
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/votes/hv0332.htm

Mar 2009: HB 277 is modified and then passes the Georgia Senate with an overwhelming majority
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/votes/sv0246.htm

Mar 2009: HB 277 passes the Georgia House of Representatives with an overwhelming majority
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/votes/hv0103.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzEctxcJ208

Feb 2009: HB 277 - The Georgia 2020 Transportation Act - is introduced.
http://www1.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/sum/hb277.htm


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