The most shocking element of this story is reported in the Potomac News:
When it meets Monday, the General Assembly is expected to begin considering legislation that would guarantee that school systems receive what the state promised them in additional aid this year. No budget cuts to other programs would be required.Doubtless, "budget cuts in other programs" will not "be required" because of the continuing good, ... er dubious news about increasing tax revenues. While the Repubmocrats of the General Assembly have spent ever-increasing tax revenues to buy votes ... er, satisfy "unmet needs," or wants, or whatever, few seem willing to discuss the single most important priority:
Satisfying the promise to end Virginia's ridiculous car tax.