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March 2019

Jefferson Journal:  The State of Taxaginia:  Taxes Times Four
Jefferson Journal: The State of Taxaginia: Taxes Times Four —  By Stephen D. Haner  The Virginia General Assembly partially reversed one tax hike that was coming towards Virginia taxpayers.  But three other tax increases are all on track, and they will likely cost citizens and businesses $1 billion per year.   (3/11/2019)  Read It Here!

February 2019

Jefferson Journal:  Equal Access for Teachers?
Jefferson Journal: Equal Access for Teachers? —  By Chris Braunlich   Should Virginia teachers hae equal access to any legitimate employee association offering professional support, insurance and other benefits, so they can find the best deal for their money?  Senator William DeSteph thinks so.  The teacher unions prefer to maintain their monopoly.  Read It Here!  (2/5/2019)

December 2018

New Poll:  Virginia Voters Say 'Give the Tax Money Back!'
New Poll: Virginia Voters Say 'Give the Tax Money Back!' —  As a result of recent federal tax changes, Virginia taxpayers will pay an additional $1.2 billion in state income taxes this year and next, rising to $4.5 billion in additional taxes by 2024.  Now, a new poll conducted for the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy by Mason-Dixon Strategies shows overwhelming support for giving that new tax money back to taxpayers by doubling the standard deduction, over Governor Northam's proposal to spend the funds on existing state programs.  Support for doubling the standard deduction, which would benefit 2.8 million Virginia taxpayers, was first proposed by the Jefferson Institute and has wide spread support across every Virginia demographic and in every region of the state. (12/26/2018)

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