Posts Tagged Virginia Economy

Some Virginia Workers Are Continuing to Deal With Low Wages

StateSeal00Service sector employees in Virginia have been struggling for years with low wages. And now, they are looking ahead to an uncertain future. Michael Pope has the story.

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New Report: Virginia Economy Faces a Looming Slowdown

thumbnail_Screen Shot 2019-08-27 at 2.21.08 PMIs Virginia’s economy headed for a rough patch? Michael Pope looks into the crystal ball.

You can find the full report here.

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Proposed Changes to NAFTA Could Be Very Damaging to Virginia’s Economy

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International trade is playing an increasing role in Virginia’s economy, which means that a debate about to take place in Congress could have dramatic consequences for the Commonwealth. Michael Pope reports.

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New Report: 2018 Brought Virginia Economic Success

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2018 has been a very good year economically for Virginia, according to Old Dominion University’s annual State of the Commonwealth report. Nick Gilmore has details.

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Virginia Still Has Significant Wage Disparity A Decade After the Recession

wagedisparityThe recession is now a distant memory, and in many ways Virginia’s economy has improved. But, that rising tide has not lifted all boats. Michael Pope reports.

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People Protected Under DACA Have Big Impact on Virginia Economy

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Demonstrators hold up balloons during an immigration rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Temporary Protected Status (TPS), programs, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (Credit: AP Photo / Jose Luis Magana)

Congress is in the midst of a heated discussion about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an immigration policy that will have important consequences for families across the country. But, as Michael Pope reports, it will also have dramatic consequences for Virginia’s economy.

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Virginia Economy Trails Historical Average and National Growth Rate

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The Great Recession happened almost a decade ago.  But Virginia’s economy is still struggling to recover. Michael Pope reports.

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Kaine: Put Virginia’s Best Amazon Headquarters Pitch Forward

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Senator Mark Warner (left) and Senator Tim Kaine 

At a packed hotel ballroom of Northern Virginia’s business leaders, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner made a rare joint appearance Monday to talk about the state of the economy in Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

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McAuliffe to Introduce Legislation for Reform of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Governor-McAuliffe.jpgVirginia’s governor is suggesting changes to how the state doles out economic development money. The proposals come after investigators blasted the Economic Development Partnership for mismanagement. Mallory Noe-Payne has details.

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After Scandal and Audit, Virginia Economic Development Partnership Brings in New Leadership

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After a scathing audit, the embattled Virginia Economic Development Partnership is trying to turn itself around. And, as Michael Pope tells us, the group is bringing in new leadership.

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