(Delegate Sal Iaquinto, the bill’s sponsor) said it looked like the lobbyists for Virginia’s counties and cities has done a thorough job of tilting the Democrats, at least, against it.
And sure enough, when it came time to speak on the bill, VaCo and the VML (RWL: I think that’s the Virginia Municipal League) announced their opposition, as did a handful of tax collectors from Fairfax, Prince William and Augusta counties.
Wait, Norm, did you say the tax collector from Augusta County?
Paging Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Lynn Mitchell . . .