Category Archives: MOST

Republican Transportation Bill Would Divert Revenue from Localities

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(APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Jay Roberts (R-Ocilla) recently introduced HB 170, a bill to increase state funding for transportation projects by one billion dollars, a measure that might seem, on its face, to be a step in the right direction.   But in order to come up with the money, the State of Georgia would divert millions of dollars […]

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City Seeks One Cent Sales Tax Renewal, but Missing Water Deadlines

  (APN) ATLANTA — Today, Tuesday, March 06, 2012, Atlanta voters will consider the second renewal of the Municipal Option Sales Tax (MOST), a one penny sales tax–Atlanta‚Äôs eighth penny–which funds water and sewer infrastructure improvements. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, the infrastructure improvements are mandated under two consent decrees: a Combined Sever Overflow Consent Decree between the […]

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