A group of metro Atlanta residents recently hit the road — literally — to publicize its opposition to a 1 percent sales tax to help fund dozens of transportation projects across the region. They drove around I-285 with their vehicles decorated to signify their disapproval of the proposed tax.
Many of the reasons the group, Lights for Liberty, opposes the tax have been well-documented. But there was one claim on the list we hadn’t seen much of before.
Voters will decide the tax in a Tuesday referendum after a hard-fought campaign by supporters and opponents. .
“The tax proceeds will be spent to complete a project list in which the voting public had no say,” Lights for Liberty said in a press release.
No say, you say?
PolitiFact Georgia took a ride on the information superhighway to see if the group’s claim is correct. We were