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Georgia Voters to Vote on Multi-Year Leases

Among the many items on next month's ballot is a proposed constitutional amendment allowing multi-year leases for state agencies. The amendment would allow leases of up to twenty years subject to board approval. While supporters of the bill claimed the addition of multi-year leases would save money, opponents have expressed concern about locking into a multi-year lease as well as the longer leases not saving money.

The question as it appears on the ballot:
Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide for a reduction in the state's operating costs by allowing the General Assembly to authorize certain state agencies to enter into multi-year rental agreements?

Early voting began Monday. Election Day is November 6.
· Voters to decide if Georgia should have multi-year leases [AJC]
Sujin Headrick