Georgia One Step Closer to Transportation Reform

Senate Passes TSPLOST Measure

ATLANTA (February 3, 2009) – The State Senate today passed the most sweeping form of transportation legislation in Georgia’s history. Authored by Senator Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga), the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) will fund much needed, long-term transportation infrastructure across the state, strengthening Georgia’s competitive edge in a global economy.

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Mullis Leads the Most Sweeping form of Transportation Legislation in Georgia History

ATLANTA (January 30, 2009)— Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jeff Mullis (R- Chickamauga) is leading the effort to get Senate Bill 39 and Senate Resolution 44, the Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) bills, passed through the chamber quickly. The legislation unanimously passed through the Senate Transportation Committee this week and legislators are optimistic it will go to the Senate Floor for a full vote on Tuesday, February 3.

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Sen. Mullis Named Influential Georgian by Georgia Trend Magazine

ATLANTA (January 13, 2009) – State Sen. Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend, a popular business and political magazine. Sen. Mullis was also re-appointed by Lt. Governor Cagle as chairman of the Transportation Committee for the 2009 Legislative Session.

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Sen. Mullis Files Resolution Urging Removal of ACORN’s Tax Exemption Status

ATLANTA (January 13, 2009) – State Sen. Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) has filed legislation urging the IRS to no longer allow the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) to keep its tax exempt status, after numerous reports that the organization falsified voter records.

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