Dominion paid less in federal income tax than you did

Yes, you read that correctly. Dominion Energy, which reported over $3 billion in U.S. income, had an effective tax rate of -1%, meaning they actually made money while you were busy paying...

Trump’s trade war has devastated farmers, Gov. Northam says

The Trump administration’s trade war is hurting profits for Virginia’s soybean farmers, according to Gov. Ralph Northam. Soybeans have historically been Virginia’s top export to China, but President Trump’s...
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Meet the women trying to flip rural Virginia blue

While some Democrats might write off western Virginia as being too red to win, four women are trying to prove them wrong. The four candidates gathered with supporters at...

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.

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

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

Rep. Spanberger says Virginia’s digital divide weakens local economy

Rep. Abigal Spanberger (D-Va.) delivers remarks at a luncheon hosted by the The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce in April, 2019

Child care costs have grown seven times faster than women’s wages, report finds

While Virginia women have seen child care costs skyrocket over the last twenty years, wages have lagged behind and the gender wage gap has narrowed by only four cents, according to a...

Virginians pay their fair share in taxes; does President Trump?

In 2016, 82% of Tazewell County in Southwestern Virginia voted for Donald Trump. That same year, the average Tazewell resident earned $47,270 in adjusted gross income and paid an estimated $5,033 in...

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...

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 Centers, including the Flatwoods Job Corps Center in Coeburn, Virginia....