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Is Georgia transportation plan a tax increase? Maybe

When House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, unveiled the GOP's plan to generate $1 billion in new transportation funding on Wednesday, he was careful to make clear the plan does not raise any statewide tax.

What he didn't say, however, is that it almost certainly would result in an increase in local taxes.

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