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More than 50 percent of Fairfax County’s $3.988 billion budget will be transferred to Fairfax County Public Schools, $68 million less than FCPS requested.

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McLean Citizens Association Calls for Tax Increase with Restraint.

Three Cents This Year: But ‘Enough is Enough’

Nine board members of the McLean Citizens Association wanted the civic association to tell the Board of Supervisors it wants no real estate tax increase.

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Four-Cent Tax Rate Increase, with Side of Vitriol

Reconsideration hours later gives same result; board will consider putting meals tax to referendum in November.

Tuesday morning, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted for a four-cent tax rate increase, advertising a tax rate of $1.13 per $100 of assessed value.

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County Budget Presented, About $300 More per Household

County Executive: Revenue growth is insufficient to fund all priorities. Schools still $68 million short.

County Executive Ed Long recommended a four-cent increase to the real estate tax rate.