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“To get this deal done and for Virginia to put some money on the table to keep the tolls down for our citizens, we’ve got to make sure we have a decent seat at the table,” he said.
Fairfax Supervisor Jeff McKay, Lee Democrat, blasted Virginia for not issuing a firm commitment on the funding.
“It’s not even the state putting in money.” he said. “It’s the state not putting back in money that they take from us.”
Mr. Snelling and Mrs. Bulova said they understand that Virginia will contribute its share, and Mrs. Bulova said additional federal funding also would be made available to help defray costs to the county.
Stakeholders are set to meet again Friday with Mr. LaHood. Mr. Snelling has said that he wants to see a formal memorandum of understanding agreed upon by all the stakeholders so that it can be presented to the board for a vote at its Aug. 3 meeting.
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