Are you ready to pay for Cobb County’s $1 BILLION boondoggle?

Are you ready to pay for Cobb County’s $1 BILLION boondoggle?

As you know, your Cobb County Board of Commissioners (BoC) rammed through a Braves stadium boondoggle late last year that (we then thought) would put taxpayers on the hook for a “$300 MILLION” bailout.

Despite Commissioner Tim Lee’s public claims that the project would “only” take $300 MILLION from taxpayers, in reality the price tag was estimated to actually be closer to $1 BILLION according to Planning Commissioner Galt Porter!

It is outrageous for government to take money from taxpayers and then turn around and hand it to a private, politically well connected, multi-billion dollar entertainment company — don’t you agree?

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[Video] Neal Florence thinks stopping Obamacare is “crazy”

Do you want your state representative to use every legal ‘trick’ in the book to stop Obamacare in Georgia?

If so, then candidate Neal Florence thinks you’re “crazy!” and “nuts!”

You see, we sent surveys to all of the candidates who qualified for the special election for your State House District.

Our survey tests candidates on important issues like the Obamacare tax, the largest tax hike in Georgia history (T-SPLOST), the state income tax, property taxes, automobile related taxes, and the Internet tax.

Neal Florence failed to return his survey before the special election on January 7th. So when he placed 2nd in the race and qualified for the run-off election on February 4th, we contacted him to asked if he would complete and return the survey.

During an email exchange, Mr. Florence stated that he would get the survey back to us “as soon as possible.”

We also forwarded the survey to his campaign staff who assured us that Mr. Florence would return the survey no later than January 20th.

They both lied.

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Special Election Candidate Survey Results

Georgia Taxpayers United surveyed each of the candidates for the January 7th, 2014 special election to fill vacancies in State House Districts 2 and 22. We ask candidates to give us a straight answer, “yes” or “no,” on issues that are important to our supporters.

Survey Questions

  1. Will you support legislation that will effectively nullify Obamacare in Georgia by authorizing State and local law enforcement to arrest federal officials attempting to implement Obamacare within the State of Georgia and by providing legal recourse to Georgia citizens adversely affected by Obamacare?
  2. Will you support legislation to repeal the hospital bed tax and oppose all efforts to give revenue (taxing) authority to unelected bureaucrats?
  3. Will you support legislation to completely repeal the state income tax in Georgia including any and all State taxes on dividends and interest?
  4. Will you support legislation, including any necessary constitutional amendment(s), to completely repeal all property taxes in Georgia?
  5. Will you support legislation, including any necessary constitutional amendment(s), to repeal all ad valorem taxes on automobiles, the prepaid motor fuel tax, and the motor fuel excise tax?
  6. Will you support legislation to completely repeal the Transportation Investment Act and to abolish the 12 regional commissions?
  7. Will you support legislation to completely repeal Georgia’s Internet tax scheme?

Survey Responses

Key: Yes = Yes, No = No, Yes and will sponsor = Yes and will sponsor, Did not answer = Did not answer

Office District Party Name City Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Received
State House 2 R Neal Florence La Fayette Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer
State House 2 R Steve Tarvin Chickamauga Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 9-Dec-2013
State House 2 R Doug Woodruff Ringgold Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer
State House 22 R Meagan Biello Canton Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3-Jan-2014
State House 22 R Nate Cochran Canton Yes and will sponsor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes and will sponsor Yes 2-Jan-2014
State House 22 R Jeff Duncan Ball Ground Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer Did not answer
State House 22 R Sam Moore Ball Ground Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor Yes and will sponsor 27-Nov-2013

Welcome to Georgia Taxpayers United

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Georgia Taxpayers United was formed to address an alarming lack of accountability towards taxpayers by Georgia politicians at the local, state, and national levels of government.

Far too often, “fiscal responsibility,” “freedom,” and “liberty” are the battle cries of candidates seeking office in Georgia only to have “taxation,” “regulation,” and “statism” become the reality when those candidates become elected officials.

Will you join us by signing petitions, postcards, and letters; sending emails and faxes; making phone calls; personally visiting your representatives; and contributing to our organization?

Together we can hold politicians accountable and achieve maximum economic and personal liberty for each and every individual in Georgia!

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