Economy

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday takes place this weekend, Aug 2-4

Virginia will hold its annual three-day sales tax holiday this weekend, starting Friday, Aug 2 at 12:01 AM and ending Sunday, Aug...

Trump’s trade war aid “overwhelmingly flowed” to biggest farms, report finds

The Trump administration’s trade war aid for farmers has “overwhelmingly flowed to the largest and most successful farmers,“ according to an analysis...

More than 100 million Americans had their personal information compromised in Capital One hack

In what is one of the biggest thefts of bank data ever, more than 100 million Americans had their personal information compromised...

Dominion wants more money for shareholders at customers’ expense

The Virginia Poverty Law Center, federal and state agencies, and Walmart have joined together to speak out against Dominion Energy’s proposal to...

Volvo Trucks to add nearly 800 jobs in Pulaski but layoff workers in Dublin

Volvo Trucks will add 777 new jobs at its Pulaski County plant over the next six years, according to a report in...

Winners and losers in Virginia’s special tax refund: GOP plan favors the rich

Republicans have set up a plan that will give Virginians a one-time tax refund check of up to $220 this fall, just...

How the “mother of states” treats women

Women make up 51% of the population in Virginia, but only 26.4% of the General Assembly. With that disparity in mind, we decided to take a look at how the laws passed (or not passed) by a predominantly-male, Republican-led General Assembly have affected women in Virginia.

Trump administration backtracks, won’t shut down rural jobs program after all

After weeks of backlash from lawmakers, the Trump administration has reversed its earlier decision to shut down nine Job Corps Civilian Conservation...

Want a special one-time tax refund? Make sure to file your state returns by July 1

Nearly 350,000 Virginia taxpayers who are eligible for a one-time tax return this year need to file their returns by July 1...

Coeburn Jobs Corps program closure: Why is admin “killing programs” that keep people off welfare?

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