BRADENTON, Fla. - The GeorgiaSupreme Court in a unanimous decision yesterday ruled that the state's constitution prohibits Atlantafrom using school tax revenue to secure tax allocation district bonds financing its BeltLine project.

The ruling, city officials and attorneys said, not only represents a setback for the nearly $2 billion BeltLine project, but also redevelopment efforts across the state dependent upon bond financing through tax allocation districts that use tax increment financing.

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