TSPLOST is here to stay

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If the state of Georgia had placed the gasoline tax in a special fund and spent it only on transportation, we would not need the 1-cent transportation special-purpose local option sales tax.

The state puts all the funds into one account and uses it as the legislators see fit. Once this tax gets into place, it will never stop. Fifty years from now, the 1-cent tax will still be on the taxpayers. Washington Road would be four-laned from Evans to Pollards Corner by now if the county commissioners and the Georgia Department of Transportation could have gotten their act together.

Politics – this is what will happen to the 1-cent tax. Vote against the TSPLOST.

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Riverman1 07/29/12 - 09:29 am
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If you look up the first time

If you look up the first time a penny was added to the sales tax for counties, it was stated it would be a temporary tax to fund certain projects. That was over a decade ago and it's going to be three cents now if this passes.

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