UPDATE 4/29: Budget Passes Amidst Criticism From Teachers

Updated 4/29
The Board of Supervisors passed the county budget yesterday amidst criticism from teachers who say they fear that their cost of living salary increase may be reduced. The article is here.

Updated 4/22
The Board of Supervisors passed the rate increase yesterday. The news is here.

Updated 4/21
The three cent property tax increase isn't going to fix the county's budget problems all by itself according to this analysis in yesterday's Metro section.

Originally posted 4/7
According to this story from Sunday's Metro section, the property tax rate in Fairfax County is likely to rise by three cents in response to the county's budget woes and what some members of the Board of Supervisors say is a public demand to maintain services. The final budget for the next fiscal year is scheduled to be adopted April 21.

By Focus on Fairfax |  April 29, 2008; 9:23 AM ET  | Category:  Economy, Taxes , Government
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