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Archive for July, 2012

Steve Ramey for Georgia State Senate

PV, Friday, July 27th, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2_Xl4sNY8U http://steverameyforgeorgia.com/

Georgia Hispanic Republicans unanimously opposed to T-SPLOST

PV, Thursday, July 26th, 2012

For Immediate Release Contact: David Johnson 404-380-1079 The Georgia Hispanic Republicans took a vote last Tuesday evening at their monthly meeting and it was unanimous: Vote NO-TSPLOST! The reasons they recommend voters oppose this boondoggle are numerous: 1) These type of initiatives have not worked in California and New York. 2) It actually increases the […]

TSPLOST Myth: “It’s only a penny tax…You can afford a penny…”

PV, Sunday, July 15th, 2012

As Agent Maxwell Smart might say, “Ehh, Chief? It looks like the old ‘it’s only a penny tax‘ trick!” How many times have you heard the claim that “it’s only a penny” to guilt you into voting for T-SPLOST? The pro-TSPLOST side thinks they can diminish the promotion in favor of getting people to vote […]

TSPLOST Myth: “Georgia loses jobs to other states like North Carolina”

PV, Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Last week there was a recorded debate on WABE regarding T-SPLOST (available for your viewing pleasure here). The three panelists were Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown (representing the Transportation Leadership Coalition, LLC, an anti-TSPLOST group), Jeff Dickerson (representing the pro-TSPLOST side), and some lady from the ARC (which is also another pro-TSPLOST entity). At approximately […]

T-SPLOST, Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce & RICO?

PV, Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Rumors have it that the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of Chamber President Sam “APS cheating scandal? What APS cheating scandal?” Williams, has transformed itself into quite the little racketeering operation to reward “good legislators” who openly support T-SPLOST, and encourage punishment of the “bad legislators” who oppose T-SPLOST by the Chamber’s […]

TSPLOST is Not A Constitutional Referendum

PV, Monday, July 2nd, 2012

PRESS RELEASE Transportation Leadership Coalition Initiates Legal Inquiry Against Secretary of State Brian Kemp Kemp has no legal authority to add promotional language to Georgia ballot. July 2, 2012, Roswell, GA – Today, the Transportation Leadership Coalition (TLC) took the first formal step towards litigation challenging Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for adding promotional […]


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