The Coronavirus is Disrupting the Economy. Here’s How to File for Unemployment Benefits in...

Updated: March 17 with governor's announcement The economic slowdown caused by the novel coronavirus has already started to hit restaurants, gyms and retails stores throughout the Commonwealth, as people...

Virginia Minimum Wage Could More Than Double by 2026

Legislation awaiting the governor's signature would move Virginia from one of the lowest minimum wages in the country to one of the highest. The minimum wage in Virginia...

New battle over Virginia’s uranium ban coming

Companies bring a last chance suit to access the $6 billion deposit in Chatham, Virginia, which is the largest in the country. Three companies are suing the state...

Virginia has weaker payday loan rules than most states

Protesters gather in Winchester to oppose interest rates that can be three times higher than in other states. While the predatory loans exist throughout the United States, consumer...

Hundreds of Richmond hospital patients lost their right to make medical decisions

Times-Dispatch investigation finds potential conflicts of interest between Richmond law firm and VCU Health. VCU Health System has taken hundreds of low-income patients to court since 2009 to...

Northam lays out new trade initiative as Virginia loses business

Governor plans dozens of initiatives to improve trade as state lags the rest of the country country in exports. Gov. Ralph Northam announced a plan to help state...

Northam announces $8.5M firm expansion, 105 new jobs

A mechanical piping systems manufacturer will build a new facility in Virginia that will bring 105 new jobs to the Commonwealth, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday. High Purity Systems...

This week in Virginia jobs news: September 13

Welcome to the second edition of our weekly round-up highlighting the latest in Virginia job news. From Roanoke to Reston, we spotlight the week in hires, layoffs, job postings and all other...

More than a million Virginians won’t get tax refund checks, report says

More than a million Virginia taxpayers will not receive tax refund checks approved by Virginia lawmakers, according to a new analysis by The Commonwealth Institute, a nonprofit, Richmond-based thinktank.

Virginia’s poverty rate falls by 1%

Virginia’s poverty rate fell by 1% in 2017-2018, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The percentage of Virginians living in poverty dropped from 11.1% in...