Fri., July 25, 2014 1:12pm (EDT)

  • Mon., May 20, 2013 4:15pm
    Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill earlier this month regarding how the state allocates funds to clean up tire dumps and hazardous waste sites. But he...
  • Fri., April 5, 2013 4:00pm
    Under a bill passed last week, state lawmakers won’t be able to divert hazardous and solid waste trust fund fees to other parts of the budget. The...
  • Tue., March 13, 2012 5:16pm
    State Senators have weakened a bill that would require the state to spend fees on their intended purposes. The original version would have forced the...
  • Mon., January 30, 2012 1:14am
    A proposed bill would prevent the state from redirecting fees collected for specific purposes to other budget areas. Lawmakers have drafted similar...
  • Tue., October 11, 2011 2:47pm
    Millions of dollars in fees paid to the state aren’t going toward their intended purpose,according to a group advocating for local governments....
  • Thu., May 26, 2011 8:56am
    Hikers visiting Georgia's wildlife management areas must pay new fees starting next year. The board of the Georgia Department of Natural...
  • Wed., February 23, 2011 5:58pm
    Cities and counties are losing millions in fees intended to boost 911 call centers. Now, there's a legislative push to get that money back into...
  • Mon., January 31, 2011 3:40pm
    State lawmakers expected new fees to generate millions more dollars than they're actually generating. Lawmakers expected an extra $200 paid by...
  • Wed., January 5, 2011 3:44pm
    The state has collected millions of dollars over the years in fees that aren’t going toward their original purpose. Local officials say if lawmakers...
  • Tue., September 7, 2010 2:50pm
    An annual pass costs $50, which costs $25 for seniors age 62 and up.