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HAWKS TAX BILL MAKES PROGRESS
Published March 14, 1996
A 3% car rental tax bill to help finance infrastructure costs near a proposed new Hawks arena was passed by the GA Senate, according to this morning's ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The legislation was requested by the city as part of a $215M project with Turner Broadcasting to replace the Omni. The tax is expected to generate $5.2M a year through 2038 (Lucy Soto, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/14).