That's not the whole story
Atlanta Tea Party co-founder Debbie Dooley "wants gas taxes raised."
— PolitiFact Georgia
Don't hold your breath
A government analysis shows under a proposed transportation tax, "metro Atlanta will create or support an additional 200,000 new jobs, including jobs that are maintained year over year."
It's not great, but not as bad as you think.
"When housing and transportation costs are combined, Atlanta’s cost of living -- typically perceived as relatively low -- ranks as 7th worst out of 51 metros nationally."
Where's the exit? This fact-check is expensive.
The average Atlanta resident "spends an extra $924 each year in additional gasoline and wasted time."
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