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D.C. Shuts Down 9 Restaurants Over Sales Taxes

The District of Columbia has shut down nine restaurants because city officials say their owner failed to pay nearly $500,000 in sales taxes.


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Va. House Passes Highway Reform Bill; Senate Vote Next

Virginia’s House of Delegates voted 60-40 Friday to approve what would become the first major reform in a generation of the state’s system for financing its highway network.


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Va. Senate OKs Reworked Road Funding Overhaul

A major rewrite of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s road funding overhaul won Senate passage without debate Wednesday.


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Va. Gov. McDonnell to Tout Transportation Proposal

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is taking his sales pitch to change how Virginia pays for transportation projects to some of the state’s most congested areas.


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Va. Governor Proposes Replacing Gas Tax

Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a five-year, $3.1 billion transportation funding package Tuesday that would include replacing the state gasoline tax with a sales tax increase of less than a penny on the dollar.


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Virginia Online Sales Tax Bill Unanimously Endorsed By Finance Committee

Online shoppers in Virginia could soon be paying a little more. A bill to force online retailers such as Amazon to collect the same sales taxes as brick and mortar shops won unanimous support from the Senate Finance Committee.



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