|Albert C. Eisenberg (D)|
|Age: 57 |
Residence: Ashton Heights/Lyon Park.
Education: BA, history, University of Richmond; MA, education, Hampton University; MA program, history, completed all but thesis, Old Dominion University.
Occupation: Vice president, Greater Washington Board of Trade.
"Experience, commitment to Virginia and leadership in office, on Senate staffs and as a U.S. Department of Transportation deputy assistant secretary qualify me for delegate."
"The General Assembly's failure to invest in key needs: transportation, education, the environment — all based in an outdated, regressive tax code. Virginia needs $600 million annually for identified education needs —it is last in environmental funding. Poor families pay a bigger tax share than the wealthiest. Transportation is gridlocked. We pay higher taxes on food than tobacco. To grow investment revenue, Virginia should (1) grant counties same taxing authority as cities, broadening the tax base to lower property taxes; (2) adjust income tax brackets; (3) continue the governor's money-saving efforts in program oversight; (4) modernize the tax code."
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