The 5:44 with Denis O'Hayer

New Bill Proposes MARTA Board Overhaul, Other Changes: A Talk with the Sponsor, Rep. Mike Jacobs

  The debate over MARTA’s future, and its money, returns to Georgia’s State Capitol, with the introduction of a new bill by DeKalb County Republican Rep. Mike Jacobs, the chairman of the Legislature’s MARTA Oversight Committee.Broadcast VersionExpanded Version

 HB 264 would temporarily lift some of the spending restrictions on MARTA.  But it also sets out new rules for the appointment of MARTA board members, and requires more detailed financial reporting.  WABE’s Denis O’Hayer spoke with Rep. Jacobs.