Government, Business Officials Urge Virginia Lawmakers to OK Tax for Rail

Sanchez, Humberto
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32359, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the efforts of local government and business officials from northern Virginia in urging leaders of the state's House of Delegates to allow passage of the pending legislation that would raise the sales tax in northern Virginia to fund the transit system in the region. The pending legislation would raise the sales tax by a quarter of a cent in northern Virginia. A press conference was held dedicated to convince the Delegates to approve the legislation on April 11, 2006.


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