$154 Million deal in Virginia legislature to give Metro dedicated funding for first time

From INSIDE NOVA; March 10, 2018

The Virginia legislature reached a deal Saturday that is expected to provide Metro with a dedicated funding source for the first time, while putting new requirements on Metro to limit budget increases and submit to increased reporting to state officials.

The bill is expected to be sent to the governor for his signature after work by a conference committee that included Sen. Dick Saslaw, D-35th District; Del. Tim Hugo, R-40th District; and Del. Rip Sullivan, D-48th District, along with other members.

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