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TSPLOST Finds Foes in East Cobb

The July 31 transportation referendum took a lot of criticism during a forum Wednesday night.

The proposed TSPLOST faced a last year as the project list—with its —headed toward completion. It looks as if feelings haven't softened with the vote now four months away.

The July 31 referendum to create a regional transportation special-purpose, local-option sales tax came under attack during an Atlanta Regional Commission forum Wednesday night at the , The Marietta Daily Journal reported.

Among those who attended and declared their intentions to vote no July 31 were two men who plan to be on the Republican ballot for county commission chairman the same day, Larry Savage and Mike Boyce, the MDJ said.

Both Savage and Boyce attended the February by the Georgia Tea Party, which largely opposes the TSPLOST plan.

Meanwhile, the man they're trying to unseat as chairman, , quietly observed Wednesday's forum, the MDJ said.

East Cobb Patch has been home to a healthy TSPLOST debate, including columnist and blogger . Holzknecht also expressed his TSPLOST support in today's MDJ article.

So has any of the discussion the past year changed your mind? How do you plan to vote on the 1-cent, 10-year sales tax?

Taxus Moore May 11, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Vote "NO" for the taxportation referendum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqi3uO8Amvs

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