Ken Cuccinelli has an alternate transportation plan, to replace the gas tax with a sales tax on gas that would rise with inflation. It would raise less than McDonnell’s proposal but not hike sales taxes on non-driving activities. (Examiner)
Miller intros transportation plan
Mike Miller introduced his transportation bill to put a 3% sales tax on gas, let counties add their own gas taxes, authorize property tax districts to pay for projects like the Purple Line, and maybe lease the ICC. (Baltimore Sun)
FBI would hurt Loudoun?
Loudoun County could lose $6 million a year in opportunity costs if the FBI moves there. A move would take prime land off the tax rolls and forego potential revenue, economic development officials concluded. (WBJ)