Stories tagged: "Virginia Economy"


State Faces Medical Challenges
Time to Change? Virginia House Examines a 70-Year-Old Funding Formula

RICHMOND – Health departments in Virginia still operate under the same funding formula first proposed about 70 years ago.

Lottery Reports Large Profits Despite Pandemic
Despite The Pandemic, Virginia Lottery Reported High Profits

RICHMOND - Over the past year, COVID-19 hit a variety of industries and businesses in the Commonwealth.

A look at Alexandria's Commonwealth Avenue after the Sept.  flood.
Alexandria Council Offers Solution to Ongoing Flooding Problems

ALEXANDRIA- The Alexandria Council believes they can solve the city’s flooding problem.

Mitchell Dunford, a Patrick Henry Community College   General Engineering Technology student, tests out a new simulator the college recently purchased. Contributed photo.
Northam’s Proposal Would Add $142 Million to Virginia’s Higher Education Budget

RICHMOND – The pandemic caused some financial problems for Virginia's higher education system.

Everything Isn't Tax Exempt
Why Didn’t Virginia’s Minimum Wage Go Up? Pandemic Halts Plans

RICHMOND-- Virginia’s minimum wage was supposed to go up at the beginning of this month.

Localities also request investments in public health due to COVID-19 pandemic
Counties Need COVID-19 Relief for Schools and EMS

RICHMOND-Virginia counties need help funding schools and EMS services.

Protecting All Citizens and Travelers (PACT) signs designate businesses that promise to follow Forward Virginia guidelines.  Contributed photo.
Virginia Business Owners Fight COVID-19 Through a New PACT

LEXINGTON – Patty Williams had to think fast when the COVID-19 pandemic first struck the Commonwealth.