Stop the Gas Tax Hike!

State politicians already soak Georgia taxpayers like you a whopping 27.94 cents for every gallon of gasoline you buy.1

Now, those same politicians are threatening to take even more of your money every time you fill up for what could be a $1.5 BILLION a year tax hike!2

Georgia families can’t afford another drain on their wallets as they drive to and from their children's schools and their places of work!

Please act now and sign your petition to Stop the Gas Tax Hike!

To: My State Representative, State Senator, and the Governor

No Tax Hikes for Transportation Petition

Whereas:  Georgia is already the most expensive state in the nation to operate a car3; and
Whereas:  Much of Georgia’s existing gasoline tax revenues are squandered on government boondoggles not related to transportation4; and
Whereas:  The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts has in recent years found several “material weaknesses” and “significant deficiencies” in the Georgia Department of Transportation’s handling of over $2 BILLION in taxpayer money.5
Therefore:  I insist that my state representative, state senator, and the Governor reduce or eliminate taxes, fines, and fees related to transportation and fund needed transportation improvement projects by eliminating wasteful spending of my tax dollars.
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1. "State Motor Fuel Taxes (Georgia)," rates effective October 1, 2014, http://www.api.org/state-taxes/georgia.pdf

2. Jim Galloway, "State lawmakers willing to consider increase in state gasoline tax," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 8, 2014, http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/11/08/state-lawmakers-willing-to-consider-increase-in-state-gasoline-tax/

3. "Most, Least Expensive States to Own a Car," http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/08/21/302370.htm

4. See the Constitution of the State of Georgia, Article III. Section IX. Paragraph VI. (b) and compare against the Official Code of Georgia, Annotated § 48-8-3.1(c).

5. "Department of Transportation Budgetary Compliance Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012," Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts, http://www.audits.ga.gov/rsaAudits/download/15644