Fairfax Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Sharon Bulova sided publicly with the more outspoken Republican members of her board Thursday in oppossing the purchase of a privately-run, $400 million trash incinerator. Bulova’s statement saying she’d prefer to renegotiate the current lease came during an interview on WTOP. Read the full story here.
“Pay yourself first” is good advice for managing a personal budget, but not for spending public funds. However, that’s exactly what Fairfax County Executive Tony Griffin wants to do in his $6.1 billion 2012 budget recommendation. Griffin’s proposal would effectively raise annual property taxes on battered homeowners $115 on average, while spending $41 million more […]