Economy

Trump administration eliminates rural Jobs Corps program in Virginia

The Trump administration announced on Friday that the U.S. Forest Service will no longer operate Job Corps Civilian Conservation centers, meaning that...

Trump administration gives $62 million meant for U.S. farmers to corrupt Brazilian company

While President Trump’s ten-month-long trade war with China has devastated Virginia's farmers, he tried to cushion the blow last year by giving...

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...

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.

Trump’s trade wars pose serious threat to Virginia

Unless a deal is struck at the eleventh hour tonight, President Donald Trump will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese...

Rep. Luria works to reverse Republican tax hike on Gold Star Families

Virginia Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, a retired naval commander, introduced a bill to reverse a tax hike on Gold Star Families caused...

Amazon says it will prevent housing issues in Arlington while county officials come under fire

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

The absurd reality of living on the minimum wage in Loudoun County

This is part three in our series examining the minimum wage in Virginia. Check out parts one and two, as well this...

Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore “withdraws” from consideration

In the face of significant pressure and backlash, Stephen Moore, Donald Trump’s most recent choice for a seat on the Federal Reserve...

Minimum wage in Virginia: Cooking with the lights off to save money

Thomasine Wilson is tired of fighting for $15.00. "Give me $15/hour this year, this legislative session," said the...

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