In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address President Obama is expected to call for an increase in taxes for the wealthiest Americans. But Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue are proposing a Fair Tax Act.
Macon Mayor Robert Reichert has proposed giving voters in Macon-Bibb County a voice on whether they'd accept raising taxes. GPB's Michael Caputo talked with a top economic development official on the unusual non-binding vote.
National healthcare organization Families USA estimated Tuesday that 803,000 Georgians will be eligible for healthcare tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. The federal government will offer insurance premiums help to low and middle income families and individuals. According to Families USA, an individual who makes less than $45,960 per year will qualify.
The Georgia Department of Transportation broke ground Wednesday on the first major regional project of the Transportation Investment Act, or TIA. The initiative is commonly known as TSPLOST. In the first six months revenues for the program have lagged behind projections.