March 5, 2008
The Georgia House has voted down an effort to erase the state's car tax.
The constitutional amendment pushed by House Speaker Glenn Richardson failed Wednesday on a 110 to 62 vote. It needed a two-thirds majority to pass.
The plan would have meant the loss of $672 million a year in tax revenues.
Critics called it "irresponsible.".
You pay the tax when you register or re-register your vehicle.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.