Category Archives: Economy

Will RGGI Tax Return to Your Dominion Bill?

The on again, off again, direct tax on your Dominion Energy Virginia bills to pay for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) may be on again.  If you feel like you are watching a shell game and just cannot find … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake

On being told that peasants were starving for lack of bread, Marie Antionette is reputed to have said “Let them eat cake.” Marie Antionette had nothing on Delegate Suhas Subramanyam. At a House subcommittee meeting on Wednesday, Delegate Subramanyam was … Continue reading

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Complex Energy Bill Will Raise Costs to Customers

The headlines in the coming General Assembly may be captured by fights over abortion and taxes, but the deepest reach into your pockets will involve your energy bills. The state’s dominant electric utility appears to once again be seeking to amend … Continue reading

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Time to index Virginia income taxes to inflation

Inflation is eroding the value of each dollar earned by Virginians, making it harder for them to afford decent housing, put food on the table and educate their children. But what many Virginians don’t know is that they have also … Continue reading

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Most of $3.2 Billion State Surplus Already Spent

Does last week’s glowing report on Virginia’s state tax collections presage additional tax relief for struggling families? The first question is, was the news really glowing? Less than 18 months ago, in April 2021, the Virginia General Assembly and then … Continue reading

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