Posts Tagged State Economy

Virginia Reaches Grim Milestone: One Million Unemployment Claims in 2020

vecUnemployment claims in Virginia have surpassed an unprecedented milestone: one million claims this year. Now state and federal lawmakers are raising the alarm about a backlog of Virginians still waiting on money. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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A Look at the Impact of Refugee Placements on Virginia’s Economy

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The number of refugee placements has declined dramatically since President Trump took office. And, that has an impact on economies across Virginia. Michael Pope explains.

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