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GOP factions present obstacles on path to transportation bill

ATLANTA (WTOC) - There are 157 Republicans in the 236-member Georgia General Assembly. They have the clout to pass almost anything.

But there's one big problem. Policywise, Georgia Republicans increasingly don't get along.

It will make compromise and negotiation crucial as lawmakers embark on one of the most important legislative sessions in years, with almost everyone in the Capitol agreeing that Georgia needs more money for transportation, but little agreement on how to find it.

Read more: http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/gop-factions-present-obstacles-on-path-to-transpor/njtNW/#6e64f472.257099.735624

Photos: The factions of Georgia Republicans: http://www.myajc.com/gallery/news/state-regional-govt-politics/factions-georgia-republicans/gCQd7/

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