Stories tagged: "economy"


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‘It’s a Moral Issue’: Virginia Families Need Affordable Child Care and Paid Leave

Virginia families spend nearly $1,200 per month on average on infant care and more than half of working families in the state lack access to unpaid family leave.

Virginia Moms Left The Workforce During The Pandemic. Could A New Law Bring Them Back?

RICHMOND-Millions of Virginia moms left the workforce last year due to the pandemic. A new law outlines a plan to get them back.

Does Virginia’s New Law Legalize Marijuana? Well, Yes and No.

RICHMOND-Yes, the new law took effect July 1 in Virginia. But while it allows possession, the law doesn't fully legalize marijuana use.

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Who’s Helping Virginia’s Houseless Students?

RICHMOND-Post-pandemic, Virginia districts need help reaching houseless students and money is available. But they have to ask.

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Virginia’s Price Gouging Rules Are In Effect. What Does That Mean?

RICHMOND – Price gouging may be a problem in Virginia until gas supplies return to normal. Fortunately, the state has a law against that.

The Colonial Pipeline Is Back Online. When Will Virginia Return to Normal?

LYNCHBURG-On Wednesday, Colonial Pipeline officials flipped the switch and restarted operations. When will Virginia's gas supply recover?

‘Don’t Panic’ : State, Federal Officials Make Changes to Fix Gas Shortages

AXTON-Shutting down the Colonial Pipeline caused 7.7% of Virginia to face gasoline shortages as of Tuesday. But things are improving.