Stories tagged: "American Rescue Plan"

‘Our Children Have Zero Access’: Lack of Rural Broadband Hurts Virginia Students

MARTINSVILLE-More than 200,000 Virginia students lack broadband. President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal aims to solve this problem.

Assembly Wants to Renovate Schools, Expand Broadband With Rescue Funds

RICHMOND-Gov. Northam called for a special session to decide how to spend American Rescue Plan funds, while outlining his priorities.

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How Accessible Is Virginia? ARP Funds Help Address An Ongoing Problem

RICHMOND-How accessible is Virginia? And how does ARP funding help the Commonwealth improve accessibility for people with disabilities?

How Do You Pay for College? In Virginia, ARP Funding Helps.

DANVILLE-Paying for college isn't easy, but Virginia has a temporary solution. Schools this year will get help from the American Rescue Plan.

March 24, 2018 March for Our Lives By Sheila Fitzgerald
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Friday, April 9

Virginia expects a Johnson & Johnson shortage next week, Biden announces gun safety proposals, and the American Rescue Plan to support the houseless.

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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.

How Do You Solve Virginia’s Broadband Problem? State, Federal Officials Look For Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 700,000 Virginians don't have access to reliable internet. That's especially true in rural Virginia, where the broadband problem affects one third of residents.