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SLO County residents could see a transportation sales tax on general election ballot if the SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG) votes to pass a countywide self-help sales tax measure and transportation investment plan. Currently in the drafting process, the transportation investment plan (TIP) proposes a half-cent transportation sales tax measure that would generate $35 million region-wide over the next 20 years, resulting in $700 million back to SLO’s economy to help with community road safety and congestion improvements, SLOCOG Deputy Director James Worthley told New Times…