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Georgia lawmakers wrestle with transportation funding

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How to address a staggering $74 billion shortfall in Georgia's transportation funding needs over the next two decades?

That is the question a group of state lawmakers will be wrestling with over the next three months.

The message from citizens, transportation experts, government leaders and business professionals who lined up to talk at the first of eight meetings Tuesday was nearly universal: The federal government is not coming to the rescue, and Georgia must find a way forward that relies less on Uncle Sam.

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