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Georgia Legislators Pack TIA/T-SPLOST Legislation with Dirty, Stinkin’ Rotten Eggs

PV, Friday, August 3rd, 2012

For Immediate Release Media Contact Claire Bartlett 404-384-3256 Transportation Leadership Coalition Calls for Removal of Penalty in TIA / T-SPLOST Penalty for voting “no” potentially adds hundreds of millions of dollars of expense to already cash-strapped local governments’ transportation funding. (August 3, 2012, Roswell, GA) – The voters have spoken and T-SPLOST is defeated. Unfortunately, […]

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 […]

Why T-SPLOST is Bad News….

Bill Simon, Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Watch this video for a factual presentation on the true nature of what the Regional T-SPLOST is about….and what it is not about: Get More Facts at: www.TrafficTruth.net

Memo to MAVEN

PV, Friday, May 11th, 2012

A few overdue “things” we feel the need to address with you: 1) Don’t promise things you cannot (or will not deliver): In a Facebook chat between PV Editor Bill Simon and whoever the person is handling Facebook chat, a conversation ensued around February 24 and February 28th, 2012 whereby the MAVEN-person offered to Simon […]

You’re a nobody in politics until ‘Bluto’ has named you…

PV, Friday, May 11th, 2012

Rumors have it that there is a developing “list” out there of pro-TSPLOST candidates running for political office that PV’s taking a keen interest in. Why? Because, if you’re running as a “Republican” and you are for a “tax hike,” no matter what you claim, you are not a “conservative.” AND…since we have this trivial […]

Regional Transportation Referendum

PV, Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Interesting viewpoint from the NAACP of DeKalb County, who is in opposition to the Transportation SPLOST: http://dekalbganaacp.blogspot.com/2012/02/vote-no-t-splost.html?m=1

CIDs Violate The Georgia Constitution

PV, Friday, March 30th, 2012

Rumors have it that State Rep Earl Ehrhart may be under the mistaken impression that it is the Georgia State Legislature that has authority over how Community Improvement Districts (“CIDs”) spend tax dollars. PV Offers Exhibit A: In today’s Marietta Daily Journal article detailing the money spent by the Cumberland CID and the Town Center […]

TSPLOST, Transportation Investment Act Vote

PV, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

What is the difference between a Republican who is in favor of TSPLOST and a Communist? The Communist will admit he’s a Communist; the Republican who supports T-SPLOST won’t.


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