Trauma Care Funding to Ballot

By: Deneige Broom Email
By: Deneige Broom Email

Georgia lawmakers pass a measure that would help fund trauma centers in the state.

SR 277 would create a $10 fee on auto license tags to go toward a trauma care trust fund.

They estimate the fee would bring in around 80-million-dollars each year.

None of Georgia's 15 trauma centers are south of Macon.

Funding could help expand the reach of trauma facilities to South Georgia.

It will now be up to the voters in November to decide on the referendum.

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  • by tom Location: madison on May 3, 2010 at 05:04 AM
    Quit spending......cut the pork and waste out of the budget and funding could be provided without new taxes....aren't we already paying more taxes under B.O.'s new health care "fix" and if we are paying more and he promises prices will go down what do we need this for.......QUIT SPENDING and fire them all in 2010
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