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Year in review: Government and politics stories with an impact in 2017

WYDaily has put together a list of the most-read and discussed stories of 2017.

City and county administrative offices are closed for the final time of 2017, but the policies enacted could have long-term effects on Greater Williamsburg. From the City of Williamsburg’s approval of a tax increase with its Tourism Development Fund, to the halls of the General Assembly in Richmond and the Nov. 7 election, here’s a list of legislative action that impacted Greater Williamsburg in 2017. – Ed.

https://wydaily.com/2017/10/12/city-council-unanimously-approves-williamsburg-shopping-center-redevelopment-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/08/10/city-council-approves-3-2-million-tourism-tax-hike-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/03/21/after-ongoing-staffing-issues-york-county-administrator-proposes-adding-more-firefighters/

https://wydaily.com/2017/06/13/news-county-amends-law-after-colonial-heritage-gunfire-reports/

https://wydaily.com/2017/01/31/driven-out-license-suspension-crisis-nearly-three-decades-in-the-making/

https://wydaily.com/2017/11/08/blue-wave-made-election-tighter-in-red-places-even-in-james-city-county-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/12/06/jcc-planners-approve-reworked-proposal-for-norge-solar-farm-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/08/16/city-councilors-see-tourism-tax-as-lifeline-for-williamsburg-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/07/11/dominion-to-build-skiffes-creek-regardless-of-jcc-approval-nws/

https://wydaily.com/2017/09/08/deq-approves-jcc-permit-for-water-withdrawal-on-chickahominy-river/


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