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Georgia leaders head down road toward new transportation fees

Georgia Republicans are laying the groundwork for what could be a monumental effort to raise new revenue to fund transportation improvements, possibly by hiking taxes or imposing new fees.

In private gatherings and at public conferences, GOP politicians and their allies talk of the need to raise $1 billion in new revenue each year to maintain and improve the existing network of highways, roads and bridges. A larger annual infusion, they say, could speed along more projects on the state's wish list.

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