You could get $24,000 to pay off student loans by moving to rural Virginia

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission has officially approved a program to help pay off recent college graduates' student loan debt if they move to one of 40 localities in Southside and...

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...

Dominion pulls a fast one on legislators and the public

When you make a deal with someone, you can’t just unilaterally change the terms of the contract after the fact just because you want more money. Or at least,...

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 4 at 11:59 PM. During those three...
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Amazon says it will prevent housing issues in Arlington while county officials come under...

In an attempt to ease the concerns of some locals, retail giant Amazon said its second headquarters in Arlington would not exacerbate housing problems the way the company did in Seattle.

Lawmakers, advocates gather to fight for paid leave in Virginia

The lack of paid family and medical leave laws in Virginia were the focus of a roundtable discussion in Richmond Friday, held with the aim of passing legislation to give additional rights...
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Virginia economists: Trump’s tariff threat is ‘unsettling,’ and could have ‘serious long-term damage’

President Trump threatened historic tariffs against Mexico in recent weeks, then claimed already-established agreements between Mexico and the United States were the result of his threats and an “incredible” deal worthy of...

Date Night In? Richmond Restaurants Are Closing Over Coronavirus.

Restaurants and businesses in Richmond are voluntarily closing their doors in the hope of slowing down the spread of the novel coronavirus. Although restaurants are not on the list...

What happened this year in the General Assembly

Virginia’s General Assembly is gone for the year. Despite being engulfed by scandal, some things of note actually happened during this session. Below we've gathered the highlights of what got done, what...

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 from the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental organization.