Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin’s campaign today announced the launch of a digital ad campaign highlighting Terry McAuliffe’s proposed tax hike, which would be the largest in Virginia history.
A fiscal analysis by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy found that McAuliffe’s budget would increase spending in Virginia by $8 billion over the next biennium…
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin today announced endorsements from three organizations representing thousands of Virginia small businesses: National Federation of Independent Business Virginia PAC (NFIB), Associated Builders and Contractors Virginia (ABC-VA), and Virginia Contractor Procurement Alliance (VCPA).
“Virginians have a clear choice this November…”
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin is calling for the total elimination of Virginia’s taxes on groceries. In a new TV ad, Youngkin notes that Virginia is one of just 13 states that tax groceries. “It’s time to make it a little easier to live, work, and raise a family here in Virginia,” Youngkin says.
Democrats on the Fairfax County Board Supervisors voted last night to impose a new tax on shoppers. Effective January 1, 2022, county residents will incur a 5-cent tax on plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores, and drug stores.
Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) was the board’s lone dissenting vote.
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin today announced his Day One Game Plan, laying out the actions he will take on his first day in office toward achieving his vision of making Virginia the best place to live, work, and raise a family. “We have a lot we need to get done here in Virginia, and we need to start strong,” Youngkin said.
On Thursday, political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin delivered remarks outlining his plan for the Virginia budget surplus and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.
Glenn outlined his plan in Richmond at the L. Douglas Wilder Library at Virginia Union University.
This past year, I’ve watched COVID attack every rung of the ladder that helped me up.
So many families have lost parents and grandparents too early. So many small businesses have gone under. Becoming a Christian transformed my life — but for months, too many churches were shut down.
Most of all, I am saddened that millions of kids have lost a year of learning when they could not afford to lose a day.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 9 to 1 in favor of higher taxes on Tuesday. The new county budget will raise taxes by 3.4%, amounting to a 45% rise over 10 years. Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) was the only “no” vote. Herrity’s alternative budget, rejected by the Democrat majority, held taxes nearly flat — while offering relief to seniors and 3% raises to county teachers.
Join us on April 2 at 7pm as our Conversations That Count will focus on the Fairfax County budget and proposed tax rates. Srilekha Palle and Vinson Palathingal will host our guest Arthur Purves, President of the Fairfax County Taxpayers Alliance, as we take a look at the impact that taxes have on Fairfax County residents.
The Conversation can be viewed on our Facebook page.
On March 9, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, which is deciding on next year’s county budget, advertised a 4.25% real estate tax hike, which would cost the average homeowner $293. This continues a two-decade trend where the supervisors have increased real estate taxes three times faster than homeowner income, which has barely kept up with inflation