Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

August 2010

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Good News, Bad News: Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, HSAs

Thu, 2010-08-05 20:00 -- ajohnston

Greetings!

I have some good news and some bad news. Let's start with the good:

Good News: Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

It's hard to believe that another school year is almost upon us, but this weekend, there's some good news for families gearing up for fall: through Sunday, many clothing and school supply purchases in the Commonwealth are tax-free as part of the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday!

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Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday!

Thu, 2010-08-05 20:00 -- ajohnston

Senator McDougle’s Annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Legislation Hits 5 Year Milestone

– Individuals and families continue to save on needed school supplies —

Richmond, Virginia – Virginia’s back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off again for its fifth year beginning Friday, August 6 and running through Sunday, August 8, 2009.  With families facing such challenging economic times during this past year, many people who buy supplies before going back to school are looking forward to this weekend’s sales tax holiday.   

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Senate Republicans in the News - July 30-August 2, 2010

Sun, 2010-08-01 20:00 -- ajohnston

The following are articles from newspapers, blogs, and other news sources throughout the Commonwealth and the country featuring members of the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus.

  • Senators Steve Martin & Frank Ruff
    • An Unusual Alliance --  Richmond Magazine - The state's first elementary charter school throws unlikely playmates into the school-choice sandbox.