What Lost Jobs?
Richmond Times-Dispatch article today about the House-Senate debate on the budgets reflects the acrimony between the two bodies and the two wings of the GOP.
The article, along with others like it, mentions the “lost jobs” criticism leveled at the House plan by Senate members and the business community. They say it would make Virginia unfriendly to business and result in companies moving to other states. But where’s the proof of that? Why isn’t an enterprising reporter looking at the impact of such exemptions in other states?
Loudoun County, Virginia, will be illustrative of what fast growing, affluent counties are facing in an era of general revenue declines brought only GOP tax-cutting agendas. Check out items about:
Loudoun School Board’s tussle with the GOP–controlled Board of Supervisors
Loudoun BOS facing off with school advocates
Local Loudoun GOP Apes National Party Hate Tactics