A proposal to allow all local governments to impose a sales tax to pay for school construction or renovation sped out of a key Senate committee on Wednesday, as a new General Assembly and governor prepare to grapple with an old problem of crumbling school buildings.
Attorney General Mark Herring has issued an Official Advisory Opinion that indicates the Henry County Board of Supervisors are misusing money from a new tax implemented this year.
Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing to eliminate the state’s portion of the sales tax on groceries — a marquee pledge of Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s campaign — in a tax cut plan Northam built into his outgoing budget.
Farm use plates on vehicles far from any farm and antique plates on hoopties continue to rankle readers, as does the Montana tax dodge.
Gov. Ralph Northam in a speech to lawmakers Wednesday praised the state's historic $2.6 billion revenue surplus - promising to direct some of those funds to pandemic recovery, state police salaries and the state's struggling behavioral health system in his coming budget.
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All branches of the Blue Ridge Regional Library will reopen to the public two days a week starting Monday.
Only two people spoke at six public hearings that were held at Tuesday’s regular evening session of the Henry County Board of Supervisors. But one spoke loudly about the 2021-22 budget.
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Patrick County voters also approved the extra penny, but the state delayed implementation until July 1.
There are various plans, ideas and local initiatives floating around Virginia to help local governments repair or replace aging schools, but no consensus on how to pay for such an effort.
Voters in Henry and Patrick counties have approved a ballot referendum to raise local sales tax by 1%, with the proceeds going to the county s…
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