Voters Approve Proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendments

November 2, 2010

Voters approved proposed Virginia constitutional amendments granting property tax breaks to the elderly and disabled veterans.

They also endorsed a third that would increase the amount of cash the state could save for a rainy day.

The General Assembly endorsed all three earlier this year, but voters must approve the changes before lawmakers could take the next step and pass legislation to make them permanent.

Amendments approved would give local governments greater discretion in granting property-tax exemptions for people who are at least 65, or who are permanently or totally disabled.

Another would compel the legislature to exempt totally disabled military veterans from paying real-estate taxes on their primary homes.

The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 106446664 -
Gray Television, Inc.