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Fairfax weighs meal tax to pay for roads

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In need of $3 billion to meet its transportation needs over the next decade, Fairfax County is considering imposing a new tax on restaurant meals that could raise up to $80 million a year to help build and fix roads. The meals tax could add as much as 4 percent to the cost of any meals sold at commercial establishments, from upscale restaurants to the local McDonald's. The $80 million the...