Tag’s Take…On New Funds for Transportation
Recently, the Virginia General Assembly voted to raise desperately needed new revenues for transportation and to direct money from the General Fund for the same purpose. This bi-partisan vote has been met with fanfare and criticism alike. As one of your representatives here in Loudoun County, I thought I would share the rationale behind my vote to fix our transportation problems.
Five years ago, I started my first campaign by speaking about jobs and the economy and our need to create the right environment for businesses to come to Virginia. After years of working hard on several dozen pieces of business friendly legislation, my colleagues and I in the Virginia House of Delegates had helped make Virginia the #1 ranked state in the country to do businesses. We earned this top spot over Texas two years ago and things were looking great for the Commonwealth.