Thu., February 28, 2013 7:39pm
Nearly $9 million has been collected in taxes from three regions that voted to approve a 10-year, one percent transportation sales tax last year. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokeswoman Karlene Barron said Thursday that more than $8.7 million was collected from the Central Savannah River, River Valley and Heart of Georgia-Altamaha regional commission districts. The regions span 46 of the state's 159 counties.
Mon., December 24, 2012 6:00am
Georgians in 46 counties will soon be paying higher sales taxes.
Mon., May 28, 2012 4:00pm
More jobs. Safer roads. Local control. Georgians will soon encounter these phrases on billboards and in commercials. They are part of a statewide campaign aimed at convincing voters to OK a proposed transportation tax.
Thu., June 16, 2011 2:31pm
The state Department of Transportation says less money than expected will come in from a proposed transportation sales tax. New projections are down about three percent.
Wed., June 1, 2011 4:48pm
State officials announced projects that might be eligible for regional transportation tax dollars. That brings Georgia residents one step closer to seeing which projects a proposed sales tax might fund.