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GEORGIA LEGISLATURE WANTS TO PAY PEOPLE TO MOVE TO “RURAL” COUNTIES

December 28, 2017 “Under the incentives proposal, lawmakers would create a program to offer state income tax deductions of up to $50,000 annually for 10 years to new residents of rural counties. That yearly deduction would double to $100,000 in … Continue reading

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NO FEES TO BE ADDED ON TO PROPERTY TAX BILLS—Legislative Update—HB 204

February 28, 2017   Jasper County uses property tax bills to collect other types of fees such as solid waste/garbage, hospital support, and “fire hydrant” fees for JCWSA.  HB 204 would prevent local governments from placing these or any other … Continue reading

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WHY DO STATE LEGISLATORS PROMOTE GAMBLING BUT CALL THE BILL “DESTINATION RESORTS”? SB 79 & HB 158

February 27, 2017 Instead of being honest, State Legislators come up with all sorts of ingenious names for bills that lead the public to believe the bills they are voting on or want us to vote on are about something … Continue reading

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