Lee Boyd Malvo

Last Word on taxes, June 24

Last Word on taxes, June 24

Affordable housing

There is no affordable housing in James City County for most of the hospitality, tourism or retail workers. We desperately need some small, 1,000- to 1,500-square-foot homes without all the fancy amenities on lots big enough to plant gardens and for children to play in.

City taxes

Isn't it ironic that the city that became famous for "No Taxation Without Representation" is now proposing to raise taxes on the people without representation, the tourists that make Williamsburg a popular place to visit? A recent search on meal taxes asserted that the highest meal taxes in the country are in Minneapolis ... not...