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T-SPLOST: For Or Against?

Patch wants to know how you feel about the transportation sales tax referendum.


It's a question that will be on every metro Atlanta ballot on July 31: whether to approve a one-percent sales tax throughout the entire area for transportation improvements.

T-SPLOST is a transportation sales tax refererendum that, if approved, will fund $8.5 billion for projects in 10 counties. The project list includes some of the region's most heavily traveled roads - from in Buckhead to the - as well as .

, as do . Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and other T-SPLOST supporters have been holding Q&A sessions in areas such as , , and other areas in which major projects are proposed.

But , and UGA Professor of Political Science Charles Bullock says .

Ultimately, however, the issue rests in your hands at the ballot box. And Patch wants to know how you feel about T-SPLOST from throughout the metro Atlanta area. So take our poll, and share your thoughts in the comment section below.

And follow T-SPLOST throughout Georgia on Patch's T-SPLOST Facebook page.

Atl Resident July 25, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Joe her - okay now I will lower my self to your level only once! You are Ignorant.....
Sparrow Cutlet July 25, 2012 at 04:29 PM
Oh Snap! you sure zinged me! No seriously people are looking at me wondering why tears are streaming down my face.
Clicker July 25, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Is that link like the "Win Dinner with Barack" contest you see on all of the websites featuring cats doing tricks and fat people dancing? (Not to mention the unmentionable ones, I'm sure.) It's amazing how far the Obama campaign has sunk - the Presidency is now in the same league as a Food Network challenge.
Atl Resident July 25, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Let's agree to disagree and respect everyone and not to get personal... I love all types of people. We are lucky if we lived in Venezuela or Cuba we would be in jail for our opinions on this blog!
James July 25, 2012 at 09:25 PM
So we should never build any more infrastructure in this town to prevent any business from benefitting from it? What kind of logic is this?

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