I was the only Board member to vote against moving forward with advertising a public hearing on an up to 4 percent Admissions Tax during Tuesday’s Board meeting. I also requested a $3M project get deferred until we learn more about the budget impacts. Our residents and businesses are struggling to make it and are being forced to make difficult decisions to balance their budgets. Now is not the time to be considering a new industry specific tax
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently voted to ban the use of plastic bags for yard waste, with 2020 as a “transition year.” Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) voted “no” on the ban
Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) — the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ lone voice of fiscal sanity — was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show this afternoon. Mr. Herrity discussed the county’s newly-unveiled, tax-raising budget. “They’re talking about a 5.25% tax increase on the average homeowner — on top of 25% over the last five years,” Mr. Herrity said.
Joe Galdo came to my house for a conversation and photo shoot. We chatted on the porch. We talked with my neighbor and her daughter at the dining room table, and we spent a little time on the back deck, since the day couldn’t have been nicer. “Joe Galdo is an old-fashioned gentleman,” I thought when he shook my hand
Joe Galdo, Fairfax GOP nominee for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, today rolled out his plans to restore fiscal discipline and start cutting taxes
Sully District Supervisor candidate Srilekha Palle is condemning her opponent Kathy Smith’s decision to feature “a notorious anti-Semite” in a campaign endorsement video. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah’s endorsement can be seen at the 28-second mark of the video, which the Smith campaign released late Monday night.
Samirah’s extremist views and vile social media posts have repeatedly made headlines. He once contended that funding Israel is “worse” than sending money to the Ku Klux Klan. He gloated over the death of Ariel Sharon
At Saturday’s “We Are Fairfax” rally, Joe Galdo vowed to “restore common sense” to county government if elected Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
“We need to refocus on the basics of county government,” Mr. Galdo said. “And that includes common sense law enforcement”
On WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show, Sully District Supervisor candidate Srilekha Palle discussed the latest example of Fairfax County’s highly controversial “sanctuary” policies.
Yesterday, Fairfax County Police Chief Ed Roessler announced that he “punished” a county police officer, merely for cooperating with ICE