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No Taxation Without Representation



The Virginia Supreme Court has just struck down a state law empowering unelected regional transit authorities to levy taxes, ruling that it violates the state constitution to delegate to them the legislature's power to tax. The court's ruling is a blessing for homeowners, as I explain in my discussion of the case at OpenMarket.org.

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