It didn't receive much attention in the state's media outlets, but it's worth noting that the T-SPLOST sales tax campaign saw a major change in the framing of the most basic political question of all: Should taxes ever be increased?
August 15, 2012|
In the hushed chamber of the Supreme Court of Georgia last week, a group of six people who once faced the possibility of going to jail, along with a life damaged by drug addiction, found themselves being honored by some of the state's highest ranking officials.
When Georgians look over their ballots on election day, they usually make decisions based upon personality: Do I like this person better for this particular office, or am I more comfortable voting for this other person?
The question of imposing a one-penny sales tax for transportation projects has become an issue that does not break down along familiar lines of Republican versus Democrat, or liberal versus conservative.