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Fairfax County residents will vote on whether to adopt a four percent meal tax ballot measure on November’s ballot. Supporters say the estimated $96 million in revenue will help fund schools and pay for infrastructure and repairs the county has been unable to afford. Opponents say it will drive out local businesses, and will especially affect restaurants and their employees. We explore why the ballot question has become such a hot-button issue in the county.
- Sharon Bulova Chairwoman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (D-Braddock)
- Antonio Olivo Reporter, Washington Post
- Pat Herrity Member, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (R- Springfield)
- Esther Berg Vice President, Crestwood Elementary PTA
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