Making Democracy Work


Meals' Tax Moderated Panel

This panel was held Thursday, September 29 at 7 pm Luther Jackson Middle School Auditorium 3020 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA 22042

Moderator: Mary Kimm, the award-winning journalist and editor of the Connection Newspapers.

Panelists in opposition to the meals tax: Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) and Jon Norton from Great American Restaurants

Panelists in support of the meals tax: Pat Hynes, FCPS School Board member, and Phil Niedzielski-Eichner, management consultant

The panel took questions from the audience. Questions may also be submitted in advance by writing to or by taking a survey.

For more on the Meals Tax forum, click here.