For those of us who have lived in Fairfax County for more than a decade or two, we cannot believe how our once-great place to live has been decimated by a decade of Democrat rule. The traffic congestion is probably to a large extent unavoidable, and taxes and spending – in absolute terms – will inevitably increase as the population expands. But that does not mean the rate of taxes and spending must rise disproportionately relative to population growth
Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Tuesday evening. The discussion focused on the county’s budget shortfall, with so many businesses and residents now struggling as the result of coronavirus-related closures. “We’ve got to hold the line and not increase taxes,” Mr. Herrity said.
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
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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.
TAX, TAX, TAX — SPEND, SPEND, SPEND: Analysis of Governor Ralph Northam’s budget, from the Conservative Legislative Information Council of Virginia (CLIC-VA)
Sully District Supervisor candidate Srilekha Palle is slamming her opponent Kathy Smith’s failure to “hold the line” on county taxes. “My opponent is far too quick to raise taxes,” Palle lamented. “We need fiscally conservative leadership that puts taxpayers first”
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
Republican Srilekha Palle dominated Wednesday night’s debate versus Democrat Supervisor Kathy Smith, blasting the incumbent’s record on issues ranging from tax hikes to overcrowded schools.
“My opponent is far too quick to raise taxes, rather than find ways to stretch our hard-earned tax dollars,” Palle lamented. “Worst of all, my opponent has vowed – in writing – to codify radical, extreme sanctuary policies
The Democrat majority on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors continues to raise taxes, spend taxpayer dollars irresponsibly, and support “sanctuary” polices for illegals.
Since 2000, taxes have increased three times faster than household income and three times faster than the rate of inflation