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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Fulton's lobbyists will keep fighting re-creation of Milton County.

By Johnny Edwards


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Fulton commission has given marching orders to its lobbyists working at the state Capitol, and the team will again ask lawmakers to "aggressively oppose" any bill allowing the breakaway of Milton County. The county budgeted $677,600 for its intergovernmental affairs office this year, which includes payments to lobbyists.

Other lobbying efforts: oppose limiting the county government's powers, oppose delaying delinquent tax collections, support giving Local Option Sales Tax proceeds to unincorporated south Fulton and support finding more funds for Grady Memorial Hospital and MARTA.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

What is MoM aka Sheriff going to do to counteract this move?

She has been very quite this session, reckon she has bit off more than she can chew?

Anonymous said...

people..you can't have your cake and eat it too. You got your little rich cities shut up and live with it..besides, most of you will move back to New York and Mass. before it even gets a vote.