Today’s installment of Virginia Buzz features tax increases for Fairfax County residents and news from the Virginia House Republican Caucus.
First, on to Fairfax County, where in a 7-3 vote, the Board of Supervisors voted in favor of bringing back the car tax (decal fee) and increase the storm water tax. The three voting against the tax increase were:
- John Cook, Braddock
- Pat Herrity, Springfield
- Michael Frey, Sully
You can read more about the Fairfax County tax increases by clicking here.
The General Assembly convened today to vote on Governor Bob McDonnell’s budget recommendations. The House Republican Caucus also voted on a new caucus chairman to replace Del. Sam Nixon (Chesterfield), who recently resigned to take over as Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technology Agency. Del. Tim Hugo (Centreville/Clifton) was elected as Chairman. You can read more about the caucus here.