"Virginia's road system needs a lot of cash, but House Republicans don't even want to consider taxes. Where will the money come from?"
After having read this - "College wealth soaring" - I might suggest that we start by taking a serious look at balancing this:, the budget of the commonwealth of Virginia:
We don't need to raise revenues in Richmond. We simply need to bring fiscal sanity to the process.
Chart courtesy of the Virginia Dept. of Planning and Budget