On Tuesday, July 31, 2012 metro Atlanta voters in a 10-county region will decide a historic referendum: A one-cent regional sales tax to raise money for a list of transportation projects.
Advocates say without the TSPLOST, families and businesses will suffer. Critics say nothing with the word "tax" in it is a good idea right now, and others simply think there won't be enough projects worth funding in their neck of the woods.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sat down with Veronica Waters and Scott Slade for an in-depth Q&A about the TSPLOST—including how metro Atlanta loses if it doesn’t pass, and the ways in which he says the metro area has already lost as we deal with roads and rails that have not kept up with the region’s success. Listen Now!
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