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 goods to 25% on Friday, with additional tariffs on another...

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 by the Republican-backed Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017.
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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.

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 story documenting an everyday Virginian’s struggle to survive on the...

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 Board, “withdrew” from consideration on Thursday.

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 homecare provider, who previously survived on less than $9 per...
graphic displaying that a poverty wage in VA is 7 dollars and 91 cents but the minimum wage comes in below that at 7 dollars and 25 cents

Is the minimum wage enough to live in Virginia?

This is part two of our series looking at the minimum wage. Check out part one here. If you’re a full-time minimum wage worker in Virginia earning $7.25 per...
Minimum Wage VA compared to 20 other states

Virginia’s minimum wage lags behind other states

This is the first of a multi-part series exploring the minimum wage in Virginia. Earlier this year, Virginia’s Republican-controlled General Assembly failed to raise the state’s minimum wage, which...
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Immigrants help drive economic growth across Virginia

From Virginia Beach to Charlottesville to Fairfax County, immigrants helped grow the economies of dozens of Virginia localities and cut population loss by at least 10%, according to a new analysis by...

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